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Re: Errata in CSS3 selectors

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2001 17:23:20 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.31.0105251652240.1804-100000@HIXIE.netscape.com>
On Sat, 26 May 2001, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>
> Then I may be misunderstanding section 12. There are profile
> definitions, but they are 'Non normative examples' [sic!]. What's the
> purpose of these profiles? What will a conforming user-agent be? Section
> 13 only says, device-limitations don't imply non-conformance so I
> suppose a conforming user agent must implement all selectors applicable
> for a distinct device. Maybe I need some education on this...

A fully compliant UA implements the spec completely (as described in the
conformance section).

A UA that implements the XYZ profile of the spec implements everything
that profile XYZ says it must implement. It is not a full implementation.

Does that explain it enough?

It's quite simple really...

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