Re: ISSUE-53: mediatypereg - suggest closing on 2009-09-03

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:19:09 +0200, Toby Inkster <> wrote:
>> On 3 Sep 2009, at 09:50, Ian Hickson wrote:
>>> HTML4 defined it as taking a single URI.
>> The DTD defines it as %URI; (which is just an alias for CDATA though). 
>> The recommendation text states "this attribute specifies the location 
>> of one or more meta data profiles, separated by white space."
> Wow, bonus points for selectively quoting.

Do these points go to both Ian and myself?

Ian claimed that HTML4 is consistent, and I quoted the sentence that's 
inconsistent with what he said. Of course that's a selective quote.

> has another discussion on this. I'm personally fine with requiring user 
> agents to do something different from what HTML4 requires, because that 
> is more compatible with content, but lets make that the argument instead 
> of pretending HTML4 said something else.

HTML4 is inconsistent. It has a bug. It should be fixed. That's what 
I've been saying (consistently) all the time.

BR, Julian

Received on Thursday, 3 September 2009 10:35:36 UTC