[whatwg] Re: <output> and onforminput

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jun 25 05:48:16 PDT 2004

On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Jun 2004 15:03:49 +0100, Malcolm Rowe wrote:
>> The intention is to support all legacy browsers, including things like lynx.
> That is not what Ian said before.  Please see the previous discussion.

You are talking at cross-purposes. WF2 has to gracefully degrade in Lynx,
but it doesn't have to be supported in Lynx in such a way that all the new
features work without having to upgrade Lynx.

>> How is WHATWG 'controlled by 2 browser vendors'? I'm not a browser
>> vendor, except in the limited case that I sometimes contribute to
>> Mozilla. Ditto for fantasai, and yourself.
> You're not listed as a member of the WHATWG, is this list out of date
> now?

I think Malcolm was pointing out that his feedback (as yours) has directly
affected the spec in positive ways, despite his not being a browser

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