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Re: [cssom-view] small update

From: Ambrose Li <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 18:06:52 -0400
Message-ID: <af2cae770804111506h471502e6m1d5aa54d6ba387e5@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: Www-style <www-style@w3.org>

On 11/04/2008, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> Ambrose Li wrote:
>
> > This was exactly the problem Garrett was raising originally, viz. that the
> > way the spec is currently written is going to ensure (or rather has
> > resuted in) incompatibility, or "divergent implementations".
> >
>
>  Well...  There are already divergent implementations (as in any reverse
> engineering scenario).  I'm not sure why we're blaming a still-a-draft spec
> for incompatibilities that have been around for years.

Garrett has already explained this in detail. The incompatibilities did
not exist until the draft was written; the draft was the cause of the
incompatibilities. This is not a normal reverse engineering scenario.

-- 
cheers,
-ambrose

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