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Re: [css3-ui] file formats for the cursor property

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:54:23 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Cc: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>, Rossen Atanassov <Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com>
message-id: <55093D3F.6010908@disruptive-innovations.com>
On 18/03/15 07:09, Tantek Çelik wrote:

> Regardless, we CANNOT add a MUST requirement of an aspect (i.e.
> format) a feature that is defined in a spec which we are unable to
> normatively reference (lack of open spec), and since there is no open
> spec for .ico and .cur, we are unable to normatively reference them.
> This is based on W3C rules for normative references - and we may not
> even be able to publish an updated draft if we attempt to normatively
> reference something that violates W3C's referencing policy.
> It doesn't matter if you or the whole group thinks we should
> normatively reference a non-open spec - W3C publishing / process will
> reject it.

That's correct.

But we could at least add an informal note to the spec saying
that cur and ico are the two interoperable formats implemented by all
engines at the time of publication of the document and that all new
implementations are strongly encouraged to implement them too.

I am then asking Mirosoft to provide the WG with authoritative and
stable URLs containing specification of cur and ico formats we could
use as informative reference. If there are no such documents, create

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