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Re: Change Proposal for ISSUE-125

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 10:00:03 -0800
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <BAE6AD85-3AFD-44C7-8661-853014584C35@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Nov 16, 2010, at 4:58 , Julian Reschke wrote:

> Also, *if* we agree that the algorithm is for http-equiv only, then the whole note about being a "willful" violation of HTTP becomes questionable; it should be rewritten to actually state what the difference is, and why this is the case (and as demonstrated before, "compatibility with legacy content" as single reason is incorrect).

It's worth noting that something that is not part of the HTTP protocol per se, and hence not subject to its rules, can hardly be said to be in willful violation of them.  Differ from them, perhaps.

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 16 November 2010 18:00:37 UTC

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