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Re: Valid XML

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 19:28:31 +0100
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>Le 05-05-20 à 04:36, Jim Ley a écrit :
>> Not mine, it hands it off to an XHTML 1.1 user agent, but that's 
>> irrelevant - the issue is that I do not believe that IE is an XHTML  1.0 
>> user agent, I can find no such claims by the creators that it  is one, 
>> and It does not render trivial XHTML 1.0 documents, for  example it can't 
>> even render this:
>> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http:// 
>> www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
>> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en">
>> <script src="thing.src" type="text/javascript"/>
>> <title>Chickens!</title>
>> <body>
>> <h1>Chickens</h1>
>> </body>
>> </html>

>I don't have Windows IE (any version). Does it fail or succeed to  render 
>this? If yes I guess a bug report should be sent. For the  other case too.

It doesn't render it, what particular bug would you consider I raising 
"invalid document isn't rendered correctly"  that doesn't sound much of a 
bug report, I would hope it would be marked as wontfix, as the document 
isn't valid HTML - and IE does not render XHTML.

>* About C.14
>Why do you need this with "XHTML 1.0" served as text/html?

Because it says I should?  It says I should include style references as 
Processing Instructions, the thing C.1 tells me not to use - it doesn't say 
"when serving as application/xml" indeed that would be rather odd as the 
entire section is about compatibility with text/html renderers.  Of course 
it's not very clear, but then these issues have been raised against the 
specification, they have just gone unanswered for years.

Of course if your understanding of C.14 is different to mine, then I would 
ask you to remind the HTML WG of the many existing unresolved issues in this 


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