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Re: Make Microsoft follow the spec.

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 02:50:28 +0100
To: "Hague, Alex" <HagueA@akcity.govt.nz>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <c6mo9tgdnaaa0bp9dm4uen33mvfntfspvt@4ax.com>
* Hague, Alex wrote:
>What happens then when implementations add extensions which may be included
>in later standards. 

This is a subject to the specification writers. The DOM recommendation
made no restrictions on extensions or any forward compatibility.

>Does that implementation now dictate what the next standard is, or does the
>implementation have to also include support for the new standard, if it is
>different to their implementation (and how likely is that to happen ?) ?

No, the implementation does not dictate in any way.
No, the implementation does not need to support the new standard.
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