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Re: [whatwg] Parsing of meta refresh needs tweaking

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2015 08:55:02 +0100
Message-ID: <54ACE656.5070001@gmx.de>
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, "whatwg@whatwg.org" <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On 2015-01-07 08:52, Simon Pieters wrote:
>  ...
>> I hear (a) these pages have been broken in IE for a long time, and (b)
>> only 23 (?) pages in your DB are found.
>
> Right.
>
>> So why not just leave them broken?
>
> It's a worse user experience and it's a shorter path to interop to
> change IE.
> ...

User experience for invalid content is one aspect; sane parsing rules 
are another one. Not requiring the parameter name will make it harder to 
introduce new parameters in the future.

YMMV.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 7 January 2015 07:55:38 UTC

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