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[Bug 28646] New: [WebIDL] conforming *set* of IDL fragments?

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Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 20:32:34 +0000
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            Bug ID: 28646
           Summary: [WebIDL] conforming *set* of IDL fragments?
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: All
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: WebIDL
          Assignee: cam@mcc.id.au
          Reporter: jmdyck@ibiblio.org
        QA Contact: public-webapps-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-script-coord@w3.org

"2 Conformance" says:
    An IDL fragment is considered to be a conforming IDL fragment if
    it satisfies all of the MUST-, REQUIRED- and SHALL-level criteria
    in this specification that apply to IDL fragments.

However, consider a requirement such as:
    Within the set of IDL fragments that a given implementation supports,
    the identifier of every <foo> MUST NOT be the same as the identifier
    of any other <foo>.

This requirement operates on a *set* of IDL fragments, so (when you have
multiple fragments) it doesn't really make sense to ask if individual fragments
satisfy it. 

So perhaps the conformance section should instead be based on a definition of a
conforming *set* of IDL fragments.

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