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[whatwg] Repetition Model

From: Dean Edwards <dean@edwards.name>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 19:31:55 +0000
Message-ID: <424315AB.6010909@edwards.name>
Pete Cole wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> 
>>Thankfully, this doesn't affect the spec -- so long as it is 
>>implementable, it doesn't matter if the implementation is 
>>installed by the user or the author.
> 
> 
> So, adding/requiring things to make an implementation work does not affect
> the spec. For example, requiring that authors link to a style sheet for IE
> support is OK and requiring that authors add, say, a class to an element
> (<tr class="repeat" repeat="template">) doesn't break/affect the spec
> either?
> 
> Or have I completely misunderstood the discussion?
> 

You missed the bit that said:

"it's a performance tweak that *could* be made. It is not a requirement."

-dean
Received on Thursday, 24 March 2005 11:31:55 UTC

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