Re: Support Existing Content

On 4 May 2007, at 22:57, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> On May 4, 2007, at 2:44 PM, Chris Wilson wrote:
>> Jeff Schiller [] wrote:
>>> Though I wonder, if a UA mistakenly implements proposed error  
>>> handling
>>> in WHATWG's HTML5 and content starts depending on it, isn't that
>>> roughly the same problem?  You're still going to have a UA  
>>> improperly
>>> implementing a spec, content depending on it, and other UAs  
>>> motivated
>>> to emulate this incorrect behavior.
>> Or, more to my point, what happens when you don't specify some  
>> error-handling rule in the spec because you don't think of it, and  
>> due to different architectures multiple vendors do different  
>> things and ship them without realizing it.
> The spec describes what to do with every possible stream of input  
> characters.

I think that is impossible. 

Received on Saturday, 5 May 2007 10:55:39 UTC