Transition from Legacy to Native rendering - (was Re: [whatwg] repetition model)

Ian Hickson ian at
Fri Jun 25 10:48:49 PDT 2004

On Fri, 25 Jun 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
>>> Let's get back to basics. What exactly are the use cases for needing to
>>> know if the UA supports an aspect of WF2?
> Do I execute my legacy fix up script?

Depends on what the fixup script does. I doubt initial implementations of
WF2 will all implement all of WF2, so you would want to do each bit on a
case-by-case basis. For example, |input.pattern| is present if pattern=""
is supported, etc.

> Do I translate the values to their global formats?

Not sure what you mean by this.

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