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From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 11:11:55 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0504191059460.7599@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 19 Apr 2005, Jim Ley wrote:
> > 
> > Requiring XPointer support is the job of the XPointer spec, not the 
> > WHATWG specs.
> 
> If this is the case, an obvious quick look shows two things that WF2 
> requires support of outside its scope, so...
> 
> Please update the WF2 specification to remove its current dependance on 
> user agents implementing HTML 4.01 (or XHTML)
> 
> Please update the WF2 specification to remove its current dependance on 
> the ECMA 262 specification (the required regular expression)

Both of these are prerequisities because the spec extends them or relies 
on them for its features.

That is the difference between that and requiring XPointer support, since 
we don't rely on the latter for anything.

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