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[whatwg] [WF2] Conformance Requirements Issues

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 00:14:41 +1000
Message-ID: <425E7AD1.8070807@lachy.id.au>
Ian Hickson wrote:
>>But there are parts of HTML4 that will never be supported by mainstream 
>>browsers
> 
> Then they won't be compliant to HTML4, or specs that extend HTML4 (like 
> WF2).

Then why write a spec that no browser will ever be able to be fully 
compliant with due to backwards compatibiltiy constraints?

> This will be addressed in Web Apps 1 / HTML5.

Ok.

> > Perhaps this bit from section 2.2 Existing Controls, can be moved or
>> copied up to the conformance requirements.
>> 
>> | Compliant UAs must follow all the guidelines given in the HTML4
>> | specification *except those modified by this specification*.
> 
> Fair point. Done. I also made it (as you suggested, I think) only the 
> forms-related parts.

Yes, that looks good.

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