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Re: New TAG issue: TagSoupIntegration-54

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2006 19:21:08 +0100
To: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <bl0nk2lvokpc2a1fik6notmmfi4q7ebunf@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Elliotte Harold wrote:
>OK. I do understand the pain, and I think a lot of other people here do 
>too. If you don't, then we'll try to explain again; but this pain is so 
>painful and so obvious to so many of us, don't expect us to stop looking 
>for a cure just because you aren't feeling it.
>The pain is that we cannot write scripts, and even basic web sites, that 
>work reliably across browsers without extensive testing and debugging. 
>Working well in one browser is no guarantee of working well in any 
>other. That's very painful and has been for years.

Well, I understand this pain, but so far you've only been talking about
error recovery and parsing differences, and I do not see the connection.
Why is it that you cannot circumvent these parsing differences without
extensive testing and debugging?
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