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Re: Vendor-specific extensions: warnings, not errors

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 09:23:36 -0400 (EDT)
To: olivier Thereaux <olivier@thereaux.net>
cc: "Jens O. Meiert" <jens@meiert.com>, www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.1.10.1009240916300.30511@wnl.j3.bet>
On Thu, 23 Sep 2010, olivier Thereaux wrote:

> Jens, I suspect that you're not being ignored, rather there's not much 
> of a CSS validator team at the moment. I see hardly any commit recently 
> on either http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/2002/css-validator/ (or 
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/css-val/ for that matter).

Exactly, I recently tried to find time to alter CSS3 background parsing 
based on the latest draft, but had to drop halfway... I hope to find more 
time soon.

> That said, I do think your idea has merit, and the lact of disagreement 
> from anyone on the list sounds like tacit agreement to me at this point. 
> I think the idea may have more chances of being adopted if you manage to 
> submit a patch, and find someone (probably on public-qa-dev?) to review 
> it.

Indeed, patches are welcomed. However in that case I would be happier to 
have the warning only for vendor extensions that are widely used (and even 
better the ones we can validate against their std equivalent).

Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras.

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