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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>  
> 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.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Sunday, 14 November 2010 11:35:42 UTC

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