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Re: [widgets] feature: inconsistent behavior ?

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2010 23:54:26 +0100
Message-ID: <b21a10671001051454t52ce59a7w456cbdcf1e9e3d2a@mail.gmail.com>
To: "cyril.concolato" <cyril.concolato@telecom-paristech.fr>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 10:13 AM, Cyril Concolato
<cyril.concolato@enst.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> The test df.wgt contains a feature without name. In this case, the feature
> element is ignored and the widget remains valid.
> The test d4.wgt contains an invalid feature name. In this case, the widget
> should be considered as invalid. I don't understand that. I understand the
> rationale that if a feature is required, the UA shall not process the
> widget. Whether it does or not understand the feature, it doesn't matter. Is
> it because you foresee evolution in the syntax of feature names, which
> wouldn't be IRI ? If not, I suggest to make this test pass and ignore the
> feature element.

Sorry, but it was a resolution that all correctly named features are
considered required (it's why we had to create the required
attribute). I'm against changing this.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Tuesday, 5 January 2010 22:55:00 UTC

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