W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html-xml@w3.org > June 2011

Re: New HTML/XML Task Force Report published

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 11:35:09 -0400
To: public-html-xml@w3.org
Message-ID: <m2pqlydl5e.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Kurt Cagle <kurt.cagle@gmail.com> writes:
> 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. 

If you have concrete suggestions for such a graphic or other illustration,
I'd be delighted to hear them.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

-- 
Norman Walsh
Lead Engineer
MarkLogic Corporation
Phone: +1 413 624 6676
www.marklogic.com

Received on Tuesday, 28 June 2011 15:35:37 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 28 June 2011 15:35:37 GMT