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Re: New HTML/XML Task Force Report published

From: Kurt Cagle <kurt.cagle@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 10:07:41 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTimZmaXHLCikk4V0xiMoykk5FLbWSA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-html-xml@w3.org
Overall, the document looks pretty solid. I do agree with other commentators
here that it would probably be worth either spelling out or producing a
graphic that illustrates the specific differences in how an XML and HTML
parser will create an associated tree for edge cases such as <foo/> or <p>
with no corresponding </p>, as well as where there are differences in
nomenclature (the lack of public or system DTD declarations in HTML5, the
use of singleton attributes without corresponding values or attributes that
aren't quoted and so forth). By identifying these, it will make it easier to
reference them in any subsequent draft of the document.

Kurt Cagle
Managing Editor, XMLToday.org

On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 2:50 PM, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:

> Hello folks,
> I've just published the first draft of any actual substance:
>  http://www.w3.org/2010/html-xml/snapshot/report.html
> I encourage you to review it and send your comments to this list. I'll
> be traveling to XML Prague on Thursday, then taking a few days
> vacation before returning next week.
> I'll try to address all comments as quickly as possible. If it looks
> like we need to talk about any of them, I'll probably schedule a
> telcon for 12 April.
>                                        Be seeing you,
>                                          norm
> --
> Norman Walsh
> Lead Engineer
> MarkLogic Corporation
> www.marklogic.com
Received on Monday, 11 April 2011 14:08:57 UTC

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