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[whatwg] [WF2] Conformance Requirements Issues

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 15:34:45 +1000
Message-ID: <425E00F5.5010105@lachy.id.au>
   In the conformance requirements for Web Forms 2 [1], it states:

| This specification includes by reference the form-related parts of the
| HTML4, ... Compliant UAs must implement all the requirements of those
| specifications to claim compliance with this one.

Because it says "must implement *all* the requirements of those 
specifications" (rather than just all the form-related requirements) and 
since there are no strictly conforming HTML 4 implementations in 
existence, does this not make it impossible for any existing browsers to 
ever conform to WF2?

At the end of that section, it also states in the note:
| Note: Documents that use the new features described in this
| specification cannot be strictly conforming XHTML or HTML4 documents,
| since they contain features not defined in those specifications.

Shouldn't that say XHTML 1.0 or 1.1?


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