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Re: Use cases

From: Edward O'Connor <hober0@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2011 13:34:43 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTikf+eywQVibd1573X46L54tTKq_mrRLG0V3+5UH@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kurt Cagle <kurt.cagle@gmail.com>
Cc: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, public-html-xml@w3.org
> One question that should be asked is how much of the "ill-formed" (from the
> XML perspective) comes from developers coding websites mostly be hand
> (perhaps with a JSP or similar substitution layer handling individual text
> substitution) and how much comes from web application frameworks?

I think the question is ill-formed: web application frameworks
generally produce markup that developers coded by hand (with JSP or
some other text templating language), mixed with user content with
text substitution.

The tools won't save us; it's turtles (hand-authored markup) all the way down.

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