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Re: What problem is this task force trying to solve and why?

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2010 22:01:10 -0500
To: public-html-xml@w3.org
Message-ID: <20101219030110.GF19501@mercury.ccil.org>
David Carlisle scripsit:

> a well formed fragment such as:
>    aaa<math><b>aaa</b><mtext>bbb</mtext></math>
> parses as
>    aaa<math></math><b>aaa</b><mtext>bbb</mtext>

It's well-formed XML all right, but it isn't valid HTML.  I at least
don't care what happens to invalid HTML when you parse it.  Anyone who
is generating HTML now should be generating valid HTML.

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