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Re: Ignoring trailing semi-colon delimiters

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2011 15:07:38 +1100
Message-ID: <4EE0380A.3040105@mcc.id.au>
To: "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>
CC: www-svg@w3.org
On 5/12/11 9:28 PM, Dr. Olaf Hoffmann wrote:
> I think, SVGT1.2 and SVG 1.1.2 turned already several previous errors
> into features, what is not bad, if the new behaviour is meaningful,
> however this does not mean, that every stupid notation of authors
> can be turned into meaningful behaviour ;o)

I think we have to be practical here.  If the strictness of the spec has 
not resulted in the intended author behaviour (as is the case here with 
the frog document) and the browsers that are currently "lax" aren't 
willing to change to be strict, then we should just specify the lax 
behaviour.  There is no loss in expressivity in Brian's proposal.
Received on Thursday, 8 December 2011 04:08:12 UTC

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