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Re: WICD Core 1.0 : some examples are not XHTML compliant

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 08:09:07 -0700
To: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: public-cdf@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.td94dhss64w2qv@id-c0020.globalsuite.net>

On Mon, 14 Aug 2006 08:05:55 -0700, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org> wrote:
>> FYI, it's not HTML backwards compatible given that HTML requires an end
>> tag. This would only be "backwards compatible" if the element was in  
>> fact
>> an HTML empty element. That should be somewhere in Appendix C of XHTML
>> 1.0. Not that it matters, of course as WICD is not aimed at being HTML
>> compatible as I understand it.
>
> Right, I just meant backwards-compatible with existing HTML user agents.

Fair enough, but it isn't :-)

Existing HTML UAs (as Appendix C might or might not indicate) treat it as  
an unclosed open tag.


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Anne van Kesteren
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