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[whatwg] video tag: pixel aspect ratio

From: Sander van Zoest <sander@vanzoest.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 09:35:22 -0700
Message-ID: <98c2a8300810150935j1613cfa2t73a723fae2e2f439@mail.gmail.com>
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 8:22 AM, Eduard Pascual <herenvardo at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:40 AM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>
<snip>

>
> > I am very reluctant to make up a whole
> > new microsyntax and corresponding parser algorithm, along with all the
> > tests, etc, to handle this one case.
>
> I still don't understand why the spec has to define each and every
> parser algorythm (IMO, it should only define the syntax, and then the
> implementation should define its own algorythm that parses that syntax
> as defined); but if that's the issue then a microsyntax can be
> perfectly avoided by splitting the argument into two separate ones,
> such as pixelratiox and pixelratioy.


The only issue I have with splitting it into separate ones, is that we need
to
ensure that both exist or none exist, having just X or just Y is clearly
confusing
and should not be allowed.

-- Sander
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