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Re: HTML5 and XML syntax

From: <temp17@staldal.nu>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 16:16:48 +0100
Message-ID: <479DF1E0.8010301@staldal.nu>
To: public-html-comments@w3.org

Simon Pieters skrev:
> Consider that you make a site for a client, in XHTML, but served as 
> text/html to IE. You use a popular CMS so that the client can update the 
> site himself. The site validates and all is nice and dandy, a work well 
> done.
> Now 6 months later the client updates the front page on his site and 
> forgets to escape an ampersand. The client doesn't notice because he 
> uses IE. Suddenly the client is locking out customers without knowing 
> about it. 

This implies that there is a browser in use which

a) Refuse to display illformed XHTML when served as text/html
b) Correctly display HTML with incorrect character entities

Which browser is that?
Received on Monday, 28 January 2008 15:17:08 UTC

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