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Re: Support Existing Content

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2007 11:41:32 -0500
Message-ID: <da131fde0705040941g2146b377qcab839625df1245d@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org, www-html@w3.org, gazhay@gmail.com

Woof!  Ok, I'd like to apologize for getting off into "analogy" world
here.  To get things back on track:

Gareth, is the technical motive behind your position that you believe
user agents may incorrectly process non-conforming documents ?  If the
HTML5 spec covers how the user agents should process non-conforming
documents, then I fail to see how this would be possible.

Jeff

On 5/4/07, Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/4/07, Gareth Hay <gazhay@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm sure we are all aware that grammatical errors in texts /can/
> > completely mislead a reader unintentionally.
>
> Sure, I will concede this.  There are some grammatical errors that can
> mislead a reader unintentionally.  There are other errors that a
> reader can perfectly understand without any loss of meaning.  But does
> not mean you should place a draconian restriction that all
> communication must be grammatically correct or the communication is
> disallowed?
>
> That may be fine for libraries consisting of legal or medical
> libraries, but not for libraries available to the masses.  I certainly
> still want to read my Huck Finn and Robinson Crusoe...
>
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