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Re: html5 syntax - why not use xml syntax?

From: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2007 13:28:42 +0100
Message-ID: <468F86FA.2020104@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>
CC: Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>, Mynthon Gmail <mynthon1@gmail.com>, public-html@w3.org

Sorry, "... is /correctly/ treated as
the start of <body> matter"; the caveat
above about no browser of which I am
aware displaying the close-angle-bracket
applies equally to the (non-)termination
of the <head> element.

* Phil.
Robert Burns wrote:

 > I don't think that's correct. What UA are you testing this in? I don't
 > find those types of problems in the DOM when serialized from text/html.
 > I've tried WebKit and Gecko and neither of them exhibit these problems.
 > There has been a lot of confusion floating around that SGML parsers
 > referencing a particular DTD might exhibit these problems. However, as
 > others have said already, web browsers and most other HTML UAs are not
 > SGML based applications.
Received on Saturday, 7 July 2007 12:29:04 UTC

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