Re: AuthConfReq: Presentational Markup

On Mar 30, 2010, at 2:30 AM, Sam Ruby wrote:

> I challenge the assertion that "the style attribute can be useful in  
> syndication".  See:
> Specifically, rules 9 and 10.  Rule 10 is not a theoretical problem,  
> it is exactly the one that Mark used for a prank that got feed  
> consumers to recognize this problem.
> I opened bug 7468[1] for exactly this reason:
>  "I intentionally use these attributes on my weblog as I know that
>  my entries will be syndicated, and that the alternatives (including
>  inline CSS) are clumsy and are less likely to survive the process
>  of syndication intact."
> Ian rejected it noting "works in all the browsers I tested".  I  
> reopened it suggesting that if he wished to close it based on  
> testing with user agents, he actually test against the ones that are  
> mentioned in the bug report itself, and provided a link to a number  
> of them:

I attached a test case to the bug. At least in Safari's built-in RSS  
reader, only the border attribute survived sanitization.


Received on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 17:55:10 UTC