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Re: Vendor-specific extensions: warnings, not errors

From: Jens O. Meiert <jens@meiert.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 10:14:32 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=1Y06XCLchbo6VsQn5FjUUnaX3dFw6g2YQc2kZ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
> Indeed, patches are welcomed. However in that case I would be happier to
> have the warning only for vendor extensions that are widely used (and even
> better the ones we can validate against their std equivalent).

This seems to add a lot more complexity and force us to maintain a
white list of properties. Now that it turns out that there is no
validator team, who would maintain this list? Also, what constitutes
“widely used”?

What other reasons are there not to issue warnings and essentially
tell authors that they’re “on their own” when using vendor-specific

Jens O. Meiert
Received on Friday, 24 September 2010 17:20:37 UTC

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