[whatwg] [WF2] Conformance Requirements Issues
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Apr 14 06:00:31 PDT 2005
On Thu, 14 Apr 2005, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> > In the future they can conform to WF2 by implementing the bits of
> > HTML4, WF2, etc, that they don't support.
> But there are parts of HTML4 that will never be supported by mainstream
Then they won't be compliant to HTML4, or specs that extend HTML4 (like
WF2). This will be addressed in Web Apps 1 / HTML5.
> though most of those do relate to SGML processing, and there are bits
> that WF2 changes (such as handling <textarea> as some weird bugwards
> compatible CDATA/PCDATA combination for error handling). Perhaps this
> bit from section 2.2 Existing Controls, can be moved or copied up to the
> conformance requirements.
> | Compliant UAs must follow all the guidelines given in the HTML4
> | specification *except those modified by this specification*.
> I couldn't find anything with similar meaning to that in the conformance
> section, but it is a conformance requirment and, as such, should
> probably be included there.
Fair point. Done. I also made it (as you suggested, I think) only the
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