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Re: Assoc SS issue list

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 17:17:30 +0100
To: "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Cc: <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>
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Grosso, Paul writes:

>> 7. I don't understand (a), as it leaves the treatment of 'alternate'
>>    unspecified.
> but then later you say:
>> 11. Prefer (a)
> but note that 11a says "See #7a", so I wonder what you are preferring
> for 11.

Since the attr. involved in 11 is not 'alternate', 7a is
well-specified in this case.

> Can you explain what it is about 7a that needs to be
> amplified for you to understand it?  As far as how an invalid value
> for "alternate" should be handled per #7a, pick any of 7b-7f as
> you wish.

Hmm.  Which did _you_ intend when you chose 7a?

> The point of 7a is to say that the xml-stylesheet processor should
> not validate values for pseudo-attributes that correspond to something 
> in HTML's link element; alternate is NOT an HTML thing, but something
> invented by the Assoc SS spec.

Ah.  I didn't recognise it as having that intention/background.  I
guess in that case for 7 I can live with (a), with 'alternate' treated
per (e), but still prefer (e) overall.

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