[whatwg] Conformance requirements on conformance checkers
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Mar 10 13:03:47 PST 2006
On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> I'd prefer something like this: Conformance checkers must report at
> least one parse error condition to the user if one or more parse error
> conditions exist in the document and must not report parse error
> conditions if none exist in the document. Conformance checkers may
> report more than one parse error condition if more than one parse error
> conditions exist in the document. Conformance checkers are not required
> to recover from parse errors (not even easy parse errors).
Used that verbatim. I'm a little uncomfortable not saying that conformance
checkers must use the error handling rules if they report more than one
error, but I guess since they can only report real parse errors, it
doesn't really matter.
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