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Re: XHTML 2.0 Error Handling

From: Barry <barry@polisource.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2007 21:12:15 -0500
Message-ID: <45F213FF.2010801@polisource.com>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>, www-html@w3.org

Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> ...based on my 
> assumption, it would be ok to include both <title> and <meta 
> property="title"> in the same document.  Logically, it may not make much 
> sense to do so, but that doesn't automatically make it non-conforming.

Maybe the specs should say that markup that's not explicitly 
non-conforming but is contradictory with other markup or otherwise 
illogical, such as [title example], should be considered non-conforming. 
That would lessen my concern over there possibly being too many ways to 
be non-conforming for it to be worth the effort to define and specify 
agent behavior for each case. My wording would hopefully cover more than 
one case.

Another widely scoped spec that would apply could be a default 
precedence. In the event of a precedence issue that's not explicitly 
resolved in the specs, such as [title example], the markup appearing 
later will have precedence.
Received on Saturday, 10 March 2007 02:12:33 GMT

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