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Re: [widgets] P+C spec doesn't normatively state whether attributes are required or not

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 16:30:19 +0200
Message-ID: <b21a10670910070730j28894f4ex91153a57cd59b86c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 4:15 PM, Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com> wrote:
> On Oct 7, 2009, at 10:11 AM, ext Marcos Caceres wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Oct 7, 2009, at 9:25 AM, ext Marcos Caceres wrote:
>>>
>>>> (Apologies up front, the following is going to to seem like a rather
>>>> dumb and slightly condescending discussion. I honestly do not mean it
>>>> to be, but its necessary to help me identify where I need to fix the
>>>> specification. Please bear with me.)
>>>
>>> LOL!
>>>
>>>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 2:24 PM, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Since the schema and Authoring guidelines are both non-normative, the
>>>>> P+C
>>>>> spec is not clear if  an element's attributes are required or not.
>>>>
>>>> When you say "required" (passive voice), do you mean:
>>>
>>> My expectation is the spec will normatively state whether an element's
>>> attributes (e.g. <widget> element has id, version, etc.) are required or
>>> not
>>> in a configuration document.
>>
>> The spec does not set conformance criteria for configuration
>> documents.
>
> Sure it does:
>
> [[
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/Overview_TSE.html#conformance
>
> There are four classes of products that can claim conformance to this
> specification:
>
>   1. A user agent.
>   2. A widget package.
>   3. A configuration document.
> ]]
>

Touché, changed it to:
  There is only one class of product that can claim conformance to
this specification: a user agent.

-- 
Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
Received on Wednesday, 7 October 2009 14:31:17 GMT

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