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Re: Re-registration of text/html

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 16:42:10 +0100
Message-ID: <4B97BDD2.9000801@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 10.03.2010 16:33, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Mar 2010 16:24:59 +0100, Julian Reschke
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> On 10.03.2010 16:12, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>>> This philosophical question could be avoided by stating that
>>> documents labeled "text/html" must be processed according to HTML5.
>>> ...
>>
>> If we did that, we'd have to make sure that this doesn't break
>> existing uses. So statements like
>>
>> "User agents should ignore the profile content attribute on head
>> elements."
>>
>> would need to be fixed.
>
> Isn't that statement true for the majority of existing usage of the
> profile attribute? And therefore a SHOULD requirement is adequate?

Why would a SHOULD requirement be adequate in that case? Me confused.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 10 March 2010 15:42:49 UTC

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