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Re: [CSS21] response to issue 115 (and 44)

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 14:35:55 -0500
Message-Id: <200402251935.i1PJZt5U007733@no-knife.mit.edu>
To: ernestcline@mindspring.com
Cc: "W3C CSS List" <www-style@w3.org>

> However, it might be wise that if it were explicitly added to the algorithm
> that if the stylesheet should prove to be unparsable or undecodable given the
> presumed encoding

This requires that the UA be able to detect such situations.  With a decoder
that implements error-recovery, that may not be possible.

> then a UA (MAY/SHOULD/MUST) try again starting at the next step:

This may also be quite difficult if a streaming model is used where there is
no point in time at which the whole sheet is in a block of memory or anything
like that.

Boris
-- 
The study of non-linear physics is like the study of
non-elephant biology.
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