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RE: SVGT 1.2: Appendix C3: SVG Error Processing

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 00:14:18 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jon Ferraiolo <jonf@adobe.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>, www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0601060013030.2856@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 5 Jan 2006, Jon Ferraiolo wrote:
> 
> * I am against mandated rules error handling (and instead leave error 
> handling to the UA, as Jim suggests) if the spec and implementation 
> become complex.
> 
> In other words, if it qualifies as KISS, then mandate interoperable 
> error handling behavior; otherwise, tell content implementers and 
> content developers that error handling is UA dependent.

That's not an argument against mandatory error handling, it's an argument 
against complex specs.

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