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Re: ISSUE-54: doctype-legacy-compat

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2009 11:53:11 +0100
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5F2B3C59-2F7B-4DDF-947B-D305A95322D4@berjon.com>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>

On Jan 23, 2009, at 23:23 , Larry Masinter wrote:
> Secondly, "about:" URIs *do* have a clear retrieval path, and there  
> is some expectation that, should you type one into a browser, you  
> would get something meaningful; in this case, there is no  
> requirement (or it would be unreasonable to expect) a browser to  
> present something meaningful should one accidentally type about:sgml- 
> compat into the address bar.

Nothing prevents us from specifying what it should return (I'm  
guessing the empty string, or a well-formed external subset with no  
information items depending on how we'd like to tackle that).

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/
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Received on Saturday, 24 January 2009 11:19:19 UTC

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