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2941Clarify how to handle legacy color attributes when the parser for them returns an error. (credit: sp) (bug 6556)2009-03-31 23:56
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--- source	(revision 2940)
+++ source	(revision 2941)
@@ -71084,64 +71084,67 @@
   <code>td</code>, or <code>th</code> element has a <code
   title="attr-bgcolor">bgcolor</code> attribute set, the new value is
   expected to be parsed using the <span>rules for parsing a legacy
-  color value</span>, and the user agent is expected to treat the
-  attribute as a <span title="presentational hints">presentational
-  hint</span> setting the element's 'background-color' property to the
-  resulting color.</p>
+  color value</span>, and if that does not return an error, the user
+  agent is expected to treat the attribute as a <span
+  title="presentational hints">presentational hint</span> setting the
+  element's 'background-color' property to the resulting color.</p>
 
   <p>When a <code>body</code> element has a <code
   title="attr-body-text">text</code> attribute, its value is expected
   to be parsed using the <span>rules for parsing a legacy color
-  value</span>, and the user agent is expected to treat the attribute
-  as a <span title="presentational hints">presentational hint</span>
-  setting the element's 'color' property to the resulting color.</p>
+  value</span>, and if that does not return an error, the user
+  agent is expected to treat the attribute as a <span
+  title="presentational hints">presentational hint</span> setting the
+  element's 'color' property to the resulting color.</p>
 
   <p>When a <code>body</code> element has a <code
   title="attr-body-link">link</code> attribute, its value is expected
   to be parsed using the <span>rules for parsing a legacy color
-  value</span>, and the user agent is expected to treat the attribute
-  as a <span title="presentational hints">presentational hint</span>
-  setting the 'color' property of any element in the
-  <code>Document</code> matching the ':link' pseudo-class to the
-  resulting color.</p>
+  value</span>, and if that does not return an error, the user agent
+  is expected to treat the attribute as a <span title="presentational
+  hints">presentational hint</span> setting the 'color' property of
+  any element in the <code>Document</code> matching the ':link'
+  pseudo-class to the resulting color.</p>
 
   <p>When a <code>body</code> element has a <code
   title="attr-body-vlink">vlink</code> attribute, its value is
   expected to be parsed using the <span>rules for parsing a legacy
-  color value</span>, and the user agent is expected to treat the
-  attribute as a <span title="presentational hints">presentational
-  hint</span> setting the 'color' property of any element in the
-  <code>Document</code> matching the ':visited' pseudo-class to the
-  resulting color.</p>
+  color value</span>, and if that does not return an error, the user
+  agent is expected to treat the attribute as a <span
+  title="presentational hints">presentational hint</span> setting the
+  'color' property of any element in the <code>Document</code>
+  matching the ':visited' pseudo-class to the resulting color.</p>
 
   <p>When a <code>body</code> element has a <code
   title="attr-body-alink">alink</code> attribute, its value is
   expected to be parsed using the <span>rules for parsing a legacy
-  color value</span>, and the user agent is expected to treat the
-  attribute as a <span title="presentational hints">presentational
-  hint</span> setting the 'color' property of any element in the
-  <code>Document</code> matching the ':active' pseudo-class and either
-  the ':link' pseudo-class or the ':visited' pseudo-class to the
-  resulting color.</p>
+  color value</span>, and if that does not return an error, the user
+  agent is expected to treat the attribute as a <span
+  title="presentational hints">presentational hint</span> setting the
+  'color' property of any element in the <code>Document</code>
+  matching the ':active' pseudo-class and either the ':link'
+  pseudo-class or the ':visited' pseudo-class to the resulting
+  color.</p>
 
   <p>When a <code>table</code> element has a <code
   title="attr-table-bordercolor">bordercolor</code> attribute, its
   value is expected to be parsed using the <span>rules for parsing a
-  legacy color value</span>, and the user agent is expected to treat
-  the attribute as a <span title="presentational hints">presentational
-  hint</span> setting the element's 'border-top-color',
-  'border-right-color', 'border-bottom-color', and
-  'border-right-color' properties to the resulting color.</p>
+  legacy color value</span>, and if that does not return an error, the
+  user agent is expected to treat the attribute as a <span
+  title="presentational hints">presentational hint</span> setting the
+  element's 'border-top-color', 'border-right-color',
+  'border-bottom-color', and 'border-right-color' properties to the
+  resulting color.</p>
 
   <hr>
 
   <p>When a <code>font</code> element has a <code
   title="attr-font-color">color</code> attribute, its value is
   expected to be parsed using the <span>rules for parsing a legacy
-  color value</span>, and the user agent is expected to treat the
-  attribute as a <span title="presentational hints">presentational
-  hint</span> setting the element's 'color' property to the resulting
-  color.</p>
+  color value</span>, and if that does not return an error, the user
+  agent is expected to treat the attribute as a <span
+  title="presentational hints">presentational hint</span> setting the
+  element's 'color' property to the resulting color.</p>
 
   <p>When a <code>font</code> element has a <code
   title="attr-font-face">face</code> attribute, the user agent is
@@ -71538,9 +71541,10 @@
   <p>When an <code>hr</code> element has a <code
   title="attr-hr-color">color</code> attribute, its value is expected
   to be parsed using the <span>rules for parsing a legacy color
-  value</span>, and the user agent is expected to treat the attribute
-  as a <span title="presentational hints">presentational hint</span>
-  setting the element's 'color' property to the resulting color.</p>
+  value</span>, and if that does not return an error, the user agent
+  is expected to treat the attribute as a <span title="presentational
+  hints">presentational hint</span> setting the element's 'color'
+  property to the resulting color.</p>
 
 
 
@@ -72552,10 +72556,10 @@
     <ol>
 
      <li><p>If the element has a <code
-     title="attr-frames-bordercolor">bordercolor</code> attribute,
-     then return the color obtained from applying the <span>rules for
-     parsing a legacy color value</span> to that attribute's
-     value.</p></li>
+     title="attr-frames-bordercolor">bordercolor</code> attribute, and
+     applying the <span>rules for parsing a legacy color value</span>
+     to that attribute's value does not result in an error, then
+     return the color so obtained.</p></li>
 
      <li><p>Otherwise, if the element has a parent element that is a
      <code>frameset</code> element, then the <span>frame border

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