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Re: ISSUE-236: Clarify the meaning of "ignore" with respect to attributes that have no legal value

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2009 09:50:40 +0200
Message-ID: <4AAA0150.4030502@w3.org>
To: SWD WG <"public-swd-wg@w3.org, public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf"@w3.org>
CC: public-swd-wg@w3.org, public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org


SWD Issue Tracker wrote:
> ISSUE-236: Clarify the meaning of "ignore" with respect to attributes that have no legal value
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/236
> 
> Raised by: Ben Adida
> On product: RDFa
> 
> Shane raises this point:
> 
> """
> One issue that has come up recently is that we use inconsistent language 
> in the RDFa Syntax Recommendation when discussing illegal values in 
> attributes (thanks Philip!). 
> 
> Basically, in the current Recommendation we talk about attributes being 
> ignored when the value(s) are illegal.  I believe that when we say this 
> (and we say it in a couple of different ways), we ALWAYS mean:
> 
> "When an attribute has no legal values, a conforming RDFa Processor MUST 
> act as if the attribute were not present at all.  The processor MUST NOT 
> act as if the attribute were present, but with the empty string as its 
> value."
> """


This is certainly how I had it in mind:-)

Ivan

> 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf/2009Sep/0085.html
> 
> 
> 

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