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Re: ISSUE-75: Is method case-sensitive?

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 09:33:57 -0700
Message-Id: <780A86A7-9382-4FB2-846D-ABC532A6DAD0@yahoo-inc.com>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>, "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

The specs last a *lot* longer than the current versions of Mozilla,  
Safari and IE.

There's a place for making sure you have a path from the current  
implementations to the new standard, but this isn't it. Specifying  
this behaviour well isn't going to cost anything; some  
implementations won't be conformant for a little while, but fixing  
them won't break any existing applications.

Besides which, each of those implementations does a different thing;  
how do you accurately represent that?

On 2006/04/20, at 9:46 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> A specification that doesn't accurately represent what  
> implementations do is useless.

Mark Nottingham
Received on Friday, 21 April 2006 16:34:48 UTC

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