[whatwg] Offline Conformance Checkers
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jul 16 18:07:36 PDT 2009
On Fri, 26 Jun 2009, Smylers wrote:
> Conformance checkers must use the information given on the WHATWG Wiki
> MetaExtensions page to establish if a value not explicitly defined in
> this specification is allowed or not.
> -- http://www.whatwg.org/html5#other-metadata-names
> I think we should allow conformance checkers which can be run on local
> files without an internet connection, but the above appears to deem them
> The general conformance requirements include this get-out clause, but it
> isn't broad enough to cover this case:
> User agents may impose implementation-specific limits on otherwise
> unconstrained inputs, e.g. to prevent denial of service attacks, to
> guard against running out of memory, or to work around
> platform-specific limitations.
> -- http://www.whatwg.org/html5#conformance-requirements
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