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Re: <code> element and scripting languages

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2015 10:45:56 +0000
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To: "Michael A. Peters" <mpeters@domblogger.net>
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
On 14 March 2015 at 00:43, Michael A. Peters <mpeters@domblogger.net> wrote:

> HTML5 is a lazy spec without an actual specified DTD


DTDs are chiseled into stone tablets. And so for processing they require
> stone-tablet-aware toolchains. Sadly however the Web was not built on
> stone-tablet processing so we’ve had to look around for other solutions. In
> the case of document-conformance checking we’ve turned to using things like
> RelaxNG schemas that while lacking the quaintness of DTDs are a far more
> powerful means for expressing certain kinds of document-conformance
> requirements. So it’s a tradeoff.



*Mike Smith @W3C Deputy
> Director http://html5doctor.com/html5-check-it-before-you-wreck-it-with-miketm-smith/
> <http://html5doctor.com/html5-check-it-before-you-wreck-it-with-miketm-smith/>*


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Regards

SteveF

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