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[whatwg] WA1: Conformance requirements

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 20:04:59 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0603101958540.315@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 9 Mar 2006, L. David Baron wrote:
> Perhaps the way to fix it is to say:
> # Conformance requirements phrased as requirements on elements or markup
> # attributes are conformance requirements on documents.
> # 
> # Conformance requirements phrased as requirements on DOM attributes,
> # methods, or objects are conformance requirements on user agents.

I'm worried about getting it wrong. :-)

I've reworded the paragraph like this:

  <p>Some conformance requirements are phrased as requirements on
  elements, attributes, methods or objects. Such requirements fall
  into two categories; those describing content model restrictions,
  and those describing implementatino behaviour. The former category
  of requirements are requirements on documents and authoring
  tools. The second category are requirements on user agents.</p>

Is that ok?

I've also reorganised the conf section to make it read better.

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