Subject: Re: [oiic-formation-discuss] "Strictly conforming" is not related to "interoperable"
2008/6/16 Sam Johnston <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> The key thing with extensions is that if the spec allows for a feature then
> the output should be conformant (for that feature) rather than expressed as
> an extension, unless there is good reason to stray.
> A simple, quantitative metric that could potentially be applied is the ratio
> of in-spec to out-of-spec content (where implementations are punished for
> [ab]using extensions), but then there are questions as to whether you cound
> #directives, #bytes, etc.
Isn't that a judgement rather than a test Sam?
x:y is good, anything less is bad?
What's the pass fail test?