Re: progress on HTML 2.0 reconstruction

Gavin Nicol (
Wed, 29 Mar 95 07:26:34 EST

>Ignoring unrecognized elements and attributes is clearly a
>good implementation strategy, and it is appropriate to
>assume that browsers are implemented this way when
>designing HTML extensions. However, a specification
>defining a *document format* has no business describing
>what implementations should do with documents that *do not
>conform* to that format.

Right. Beside isn't it an absolute no-no to dictate the implementation
of a browser? Fixing a certain set of behaviour is roughly