[whatwg] Syntax Highlighting [was: several messages]

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Dec 13 11:01:32 PST 2004

On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> You're misunderstanding what tested in implementations means in the 
> context I was using it, unless the feature is proven to work, by having 
> it existing and doing something in a user agent, it shouldn't be in the 
> spec, this is why W3c specs now have the 2 implementations of each 
> feature rule.  I realise the process of this group is so much more 
> ad-hoc and it's just whatever the editor wants goes in, but surely at 
> some point it's going to put on a real footing where that sort of rule 
> needs to exist.

May I refer you to:


...which has an even more strictly-defined process for exiting the call 
for implementations stage than the W3C does.

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