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[whatwg] Dual mode for client?

From: Alexey Feldgendler <alexey@feldgendler.ru>
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2006 15:17:33 +0600
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On Wed, 27 Dec 2006 01:28:59 +0600, Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel at gmail.com>  
wrote:

> I'm wondering if you collectively would consider adding the following to  
> the spec; a recommendation that clients offer two "modes"; one mode  
> being for
> users where the spec works as currently envisioned. The second mode  
> would be for web developers and would generate errors for invalid markup  
> as opposed to generating no errors (Ian had said it was preferred to not  
> generate
> errors for invalid markup to ensure users were willing to use browsers  
> based on the newer spec; a dual mode would give the best of both worlds.)

The spec defines exactly under what circumstances are parse errors  
generated. I think it's out of scope to define how/whether these parse  
errors are reported.


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