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Re: 9. WYSIWYG editor (enforcing the signature)

From: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2007 02:13:23 +0200
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At 20:56 +0000 UTC, on 2007-08-03, Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Fri, 3 Aug 2007, Mihai Sucan wrote:
>> I have read the HTML 5 spec section on WYSIWYG editors [1] and I'd like
>> to express my concern on requiring the inclusion of "(WYSIWYG editor)"
>> in the META NAME="generator" CONTENT attribute value.
> I agree; in fact at this point I don't think anyone thinks it's a good
> idea. We still need a better solution for handling the two tiers of
> document quality

Maybe it should be obvious, but it's not to me: why exactly is this needed?
UAs already need to deal with pre-HTML5 documents, and for 'claiming to be
HTML5' documents the spec defines how they must handle authoring errors.

Sander Tekelenburg
The Web Repair Initiative: <http://webrepair.org/>
Received on Saturday, 4 August 2007 00:21:53 UTC

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