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Re: HTML interpreter vs. HTML user agent

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 15:20:41 +0200
To: "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "Larry Masinter" <masinter@adobe.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uum50rwg64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Thu, 28 May 2009 15:15:11 +0200, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> A concrete example is feed sniffing, where the operational behavior of  
> feed readers is very different than the operational behavior of  
> browsers.  If this section is eventually split out, then the issue (with  
> respect to "HTML 5: A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and  
> XHTML") goes away.  If, however, it ends up remaining, it needs to be  
> identified clearly as operational behavior of one type of application,  
> and not part of the vocabulary and associated APIs that all applications  
> need to implement.

Why would feed readers not need to implement that section if they want to claim conformance with HTTP and still be compatible with legacy content?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 28 May 2009 13:21:40 UTC

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