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Re: HTML.Reserved - additional checking? datapagesize, event, for

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2007 14:52:34 +0000
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>, QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>, Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1186152754.8006.30.camel@localhost>
On Thu, 2007-08-02 at 09:44 +0900, Karl Dubost wrote:
> Adding dave ragget and Ian Jacobs, editors of HTML 4.01
> About this thread
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-qa-dev/2007Aug/0003
> 
> Le 2 août 2007 à 09:29, olivier Thereaux a écrit :
> > If they shouldn't be used, why are they listed in the DTD?
> 
> I think given the documentation found online. It was used by  
> microsoft IE. So I suspect that they didn't have support from the  
> rest of the group at this time, but that it could be a good idea.
> 
> > Why are some of these reserved attributes in an "IGNORE" section  
> > and others in the list of acceptable attributes for certain elements.
> > Why are these reserved attributes not mentioned in the prose?
> 
> I added Ian and Dave for having clarifications, if they remember.

I don't remember anything about this in particular. Sorry...

 _ Ian

> > I think it's a little futile to think of fixing the tools before we  
> > know for sure why the spec doesn't seem to agree with itself...
> 
> note in my mail ;) I didn't say we must fix the tool. I said in the  
> topic, "additional checking?"
> I'm as surprised as you may be, and not sure about what we should do,  
> yet, on this matter.
> 
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