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Re: to XML, not XHTML

From: Klaus Johannes Rusch <KlausRusch@atmedia.net>
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 11:57:23 CET
Message-Id: <200108301003.GAA18531@tux.w3.org>
To: html-tidy@w3.org
In <200108300111.NAA187797@atlas.otago.ac.nz>, "Richard A. O'Keefe" <ok@atlas.otago.ac.nz> writes:
> "Matt G" <mattg@vguild.com> wrote:
> I am having trouble imagining an application that extracts useful information
> from botched-HTML and cares that the tags are balanced without caring which
> or in what order those tags might be.  I suggest that the results will be of
> less utility than might appear.

Why would anyone want to turn bad HTML into XML? Even the most unstructured 
HTML, with invalid or misplaced tags, may contain some information that can be 
reused, and XSL is not necessarily a bad tool for that.

Klaus Johannes Rusch
Received on Thursday, 30 August 2001 06:03:32 UTC

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