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Re: Core syntax error handling

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 05:56:23 -0800 (PST)
To: Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Bert Bos <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.50.0302280554410.23128-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Michael Day wrote:
>
> It's guaranteed that if implementations have to tokenize *anything* as
> valid, they will each do so in different ways, as the examples of grammar
> error handling show.

Indeed, which is why the spec should explicitly say _how_ to handle them.
It already does so for many errors (invalid values, unknown properties,
etc). Increasing it to cover ill-formed stylesheets is the next step.

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