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Ecma's Top 10 Worst Responses to NB Comments

Feb 05, 2008, 00:15 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jeremy Allison for this link. ]

"To have some fun, here is a list (with apologies to Dave Letterman) of the Top Ten Worst Ecma Responses:

"10. Worst Ignored Request - Response 620 - Identifies 'w:sz' as an element with 'major internal inconsistencies.' Elements have units of half points, points, pixels, percentages, etc, depending on the context, and when used as an attribute it can be eighths of a point, hundredths of a point, percentage of the screen, or even the values 'full,' 'half,' and 'quarter.' The response agrees that 'the sz attribute/element has different meaning depending upon its parent element,' but is determined to keep things the same. No change is offered..."

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