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Re: Precision and error handling (was URL work in HTML 5)

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2012 02:10:42 -0400
Message-ID: <50711CE2.2000300@arcanedomain.com>
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
CC: "Eric J. Bowman" <eric@bisonsystems.net>, "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, W3C TAG <www-tag@w3.org>


On 10/6/2012 9:40 PM, Michael[tm] Smith wrote:
> I don't think that's true. I think the correct architectural choice is to
> tie the media type to the spec that attempts to be the most comprehensive
> specification for the language. That's no different from the case of the
> HTML4 spec. There was not a separate author spec for HTML4 -- there was
> just one spec.

Yes, but... the HTML5 specification also, for good reason,  goes to great 
lengths to document interoperable client behavior for non-conforming 
content. I'm not particularly happy having that bit as part of the 
registration. The registration should describe conforming content only, I 
think.

Noah
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