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Re: HTML5 and XML syntax

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 15:28:50 +0200
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <8B4C59DD-8F6F-43A1-9F8A-DD6604761430@iki.fi>
To: temp17@staldal.nu

Disclaimer: Still not a WG response.

On Jan 29, 2008, at 15:15, temp17@staldal.nu wrote:

> As far as I can see, these drawbacks only occur if you actually  
> serve the page with an XML media-type (application/xhtml+xml).

Benefits, too. (Except feeding your own content to your own toolchain  
that for some reason lacks an HTML5 parser.)

> I can't see any drawbacks with using an XML compatible syntax with  
> the text/html media-type.

Well, removing the drawbacks removes the benefits, too...

Henri Sivonen
Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2008 13:29:18 UTC

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