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Re: Blocker for PR: links to HTML5 spec

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 12:14:04 -0500
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: public-web-perf <public-web-perf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1298567644.2594.83.camel@chacal>
On Thu, 2011-02-24 at 17:55 +0100, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Feb 2011 17:44:28 +0100, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2011-02-24 at 17:28 +0100, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> >> Also, I'm not really convinced that watering down all conformance  
> >> criteria is really the best approach here. If we care about  
> >> interoperability that
> >> is.
> >
> > Why would we water down the conformance criteria? I don't think I
> > suggested that. We already have tests and 2 implementations in fact and
> > this discussion should have no impact on that at least.
> 
> If you remove HTML as a dependency many important aspects will become  
> non-normative or undefined, in effect, right? Non-normative and undefined  
> material cannot be tested.

Ah, but we would add the necessary bits in the specification before
removing the normative dependency as part of an appendix. I don't know
if that's feasible, thus my question to Zhiheng.

Philippe
Received on Thursday, 24 February 2011 17:14:11 GMT

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