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

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 01:20:00 -0800 (PST)
To: public-html-xml@w3.org
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John Cowan wrote:
> The main reason
> the
> first use-case doesn't suffice is that many applications (notably
> editors)
> don't have pluggable parsers.
...
> MUST serialize all HTML void elements with empty tags;

Do the editors that don't have pluggable parsers have pluggable serializers?

Why is it more reasonable to make the format adapt to editors developed for a different format than to change the editors (beyond mere "plugging")?

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
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