[whatwg] Update to the Adoption Agency Algorithm
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Feb 3 21:30:21 PST 2006
On Fri, 3 Feb 2006, Blanchard, Todd wrote:
> I'm hoping to add it to Scrutinizer
> (http://www.blackbagops.net/seaside/html) but that would make it unique
> in the world of validators.
It's mathematically impossible to verify that all script on the page is
always going to generate conformant DOMs, but indeed, a validator that
attempts it should be given high marks.
> Browser makers can't just punt on this issue - you have to help the
> developers more. As it is now we spend way too much time writing little
> probe programs to reverse engineer browser behavior to figure out why
> our nifty AJAX apps don't work.
I don't disagree. This is out of scope for this working group, though.
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