[whatwg] Modal dialogs in HTML5
ian at hixie.ch
Sat Jan 31 22:30:02 PST 2009
On Sat, 27 Dec 2008, Martin Atkins wrote:
> Philipp Serafin wrote:
> > timeless schrieb:
> > > On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 8:29 PM, Philipp Serafin <phil127 at gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Well, you could still phrase it something along the lines of "The
> > > > size of a popup document's viewport SHOULD be calculated using the
> > > > CSS shrink wrap algorithm... etc etc".
> > >
> > > as an embedder of a browser for a small device, i do *not* want such
> > > a requirement
> > Hence why it would be a SHOULD and not a MUST.
> > RFC 2119: "This word [...] mean[s] that there may exist valid reasons
> > in particular circumstances to ignore a particular item [...]"
> If the spec author knows the "valid reasons", though, I would argue that
> it's better for interop to just spell out the situations where the
> requirement doesn't apply, rather than assume that implementors will
> ignore a particular requirement.
In this particular case, I think it's best just to leave it up to the
browsers. Maybe it's something we should mention in the rendering section
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