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Re: Change Proposal for ISSUE-126

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2010 12:35:01 +0100
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vl5rsm0b64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Sun, 14 Nov 2010 12:17:56 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
> On 13.11.2010 22:49, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> I don't have strong data on the compatibility impact of this specific  
>> change, but when we diverge from both Firefox and IE, it is rarely on  
>> purpose, and matching them has almost always fixed bugs, even if we  
>> didn't know it at the time.
>
> I'm confident that it really doesn't matter in practice, in which case  
> we should default on being consistent with the base specs.

Because you are confident? Specifications are at the bottom of the  
priority of constituencies. Better safe than sorry in my opinion.


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