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Re: ACTION-359: Add proposal for ISSUE-161 to allow an indicator of non-compliance within the tracking status value for testing and deployment

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:23:11 +0100
To: David Wainberg <david@networkadvertising.org>
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org WG" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-ID: <j245h8dqio7hrper4f1ou88rsrgqqljk6c@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* David Wainberg wrote:
>Following up from last week's discussion. What's the rationale for the 
>additional requirements? If the implementation is non-compliant, 
>incomplete, testing, whatever, then why not let that be the case without 
>additional requirements? Also, doesn't it create a circular problem with 
>trying to indicate non-compliance in a compliant way? Especially if the 
>non-compliance includes not providing those elements?

>Moreover, can we change the name to something like "non-standard" rather 
>than "non-compliant," since if they are providing this flag according to 
>the spec then they are in fact compliant with the spec.

I agree that it needs a different name ("dormant" or "status-only" might
be better than "non-standard" though). Would that address your questions
regarding "non-compliance" above, or would they apply regardless of the
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