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Re: UMP / CORS: Implementor Interest

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 12:10:41 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTinhHOiYK0yxYLfolYLuc5nErGjZ_QYHsQfEkrLy@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com>
Cc: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>
On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 11:41 AM, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org> wrote:
>> What is the difference between an "authoring guide" and a "specification for
>> web developers"?
>
> The difference is whether or not the normative statements in UMP
> actually are normative for a CORS implementation. This comes down to
> whether or not a developer reading UMP can trust what it says, or must
> he also read the CORS spec.

My experience is that author almost never read specs, sometimes read
developer docs (the good authors do), and mostly just tries to see how
UAs behave. Ultimately UA behavior is what matters to them anyway.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 11 May 2010 19:11:41 GMT

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