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Re: Conformance and Deprecated Features

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 14:30:39 -0500
Message-Id: <p05101207b87ca86c1720@[24.200.104.88]>
To: "www-qa@w3.org" <www-qa@w3.org>
At 10:42 -0800 2002-01-29, Rob Lanphier wrote:
>SMIL 2.0 has the concept of different SMIL profiles (SMIL Language,
>XHTML+SMIL, etc.), which are different permutations of modules (Timing,
>Linking, Layout, etc.).  Handling of deprecated features is on a
>per-profile basis.  SMIL 2.0 Language user agents are supposed to be
>designed to be fully backwards compatible with SMIL 1.0 content.
>Therefore, all deprecated features MUST be supported.

So it's no type a doctype switching mode.
We can imagine that a user agent behave differently depending on the 
content, when it fetches the DOCTYPE.


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