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Re: [css3-namespace] CSS Qualified Names: Invalid and ignored.

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 15:51:40 +0900
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <836A140A-A782-41E4-B9F6-2528D3472DEA@w3.org>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>


Le 7 févr. 2008 à 08:11, fantasai a écrit :
> karl@w3.org wrote:
>> Hi, This is a QA Review comment for "CSS Module: Namespaces" http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-css3-namespace-20060828/ 
>>  2006-08-28 2nd WD
>> About http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-css3-namespace-20060828/#css- 
>> qnames
>> [[[ CSS qualified names can be used in (for example) selectors and  
>> property values as described
>> in other modules. Those modules should define the use of a  
>> namespace prefix that has not been
>> properly declared as a parsing error that will cause the selector  
>> or declaration (etc.) to be
>> considered invalid and ignored. ]]]  Why a "SHOULD" here? Let's  
>> imagine that two modules define
>> two contradictory behavior for handling namespaces not "properly  
>> declared". It will be lead to
>> difficulties in implementations if not total incompatibilities. The  
>> modules should not define
>> anything and rely on the rules defined in this module.
>> What should do an authoring tool? It seems in this case that it  
>> should not ignore at all the
>> error and pop up a message to fix it. The spec must define the  
>> class of products and apply
>> requirements depending on the products.
>
> Clarified as
>
>    CSS qualified names can be used in (for example) selectors and  
> property
>    values as described in other modules. Those modules must define  
> handling
>    of namespace prefixes that have not been properly declared. Such  
> handling
>    should treat undeclared namespace prefixes as a parsing error  
> that will
>    cause the selector or declaration (etc.) to be considered invalid  
> and, in
>    CSS, ignored.
>
> where "ignored" is linked to the CSS2.1 definition. ("ignored" has a  
> very specific
> meaning in CSS parsing. Reporting an error is fine.)


satisfied.
Thanks

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Received on Thursday, 7 February 2008 06:51:52 GMT

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