[whatwg] [WF2] 6.2: maxlength Defintion - Grammatical Problems
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Feb 3 06:53:44 PST 2005
On Fri, 4 Feb 2005, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> I misread that several times as I was skimming through, thinking it
> meant that using maxlength on uri and email fields was generally a good
> thing. I suggest you reverse it so that it makes a little more sense. I
> think this would be better:
> Authors are _discouraged from using_ maxlength on uri and email fields
> _unless_ the server side processor actually has a limit on the size of
> data fields it can usefully process. Valid URIs and e-mail addresses
> in particular can often be surprisingly long.
Good idea. Done.
> Also, another grammatical error I came across several times throught the
> draft is whenever it says "comply to", "complies to" or any other
> variation. The correct preposition to use is actually "with", not "to".
> Thus, they should read "comply with", "complies with", etc.
I couldn't find any reference to back this up, but since I don't have a
strong opinion either way, I changed them all to "with".
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