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Re: SVGT 1.2: Appendix C3: SVG Error Processing

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 07:37:12 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200601100737.k0A7bCI00408@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-svg@w3.org

> I would hope that W3C specifications are meant to be engineering  
> documents, not marketing documents.

Time to market has been stated, on this list, as one of the primary
driving factors for SVG Mobile.

> plans to do so. (Or, for a lower-level example, consider TCP/IP,  
> where being "tolerant" of invalid packets is considered actively  
> harmful.)

TCP/IP is a fuzzy term, but one of the core principles of the RFCs is
be correct in what you send but be *liberal* in what you accept, so
the key design principle is actually to tolerate non-conformance.
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