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Re: Html5 validator bug

From: Kristjan <kristjanile@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 14:10:55 +0300
Message-ID: <CACcua2WgmbJgPTcddr_D1owS1c8zejMNjW1Gio--NSzG5owQqA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd)" <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Thank you Philip.

All I wanted to suggest was exactly the same - it didn't make sense to
use shorthand versions in HTML5 for Polygon and Rectangle values, but
not for Circle.

Regards,
Kristjan

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 11:10 AM, Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd)
<P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
> [Off-list]
>
> Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
>
>> 16.10.2011 22:46, Kristjan wrote:
>
>>> Illogical fixes
>>> ==========================
>>> 1) Changing shape="rectangle" to shape="rect"
>>> 2) Changing shape="polygon" to shape="poly"
>>
>> There's nothing illogical in fixing the markup to match the syntax you are
>> trying to comply with.
>>
>>> If I change shape="circle" to shape="circ" it will give me validation
>>> error.
>>
>> Why would you do that? The value "circ" is flagged as non-conforming in
>> HTML5 drafts.
>
> Oh brilliant : this is what the draft says
>
> State           Keywords        Notes
>
> Circle state    circle
>                circ            Non-conforming
> Polygon state   poly
>                polygon         Non-conforming
> Rectangle state
>                rect
>                rectangle       Non-conforming
>
> So poor old Joe Punter is expected to remember that Circle
> must /not/ be abbreviated but Polygon and Rectangle must.
>
> Did no-one at all in the WG attend Human Factors Engineering 101 ?
>
> Groan.
>
> Philip Taylor
>
>
Received on Monday, 17 October 2011 11:12:30 GMT

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