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Re: Why HTML should be taught as HTML without pretending it is XML

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 23:51:14 +0200
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "Robert Burns" <rob@robburns.com>, "Jon Barnett" <jonbarnett@gmail.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tvxtnosn64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 23 Jul 2007 23:39:31 +0200, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  
wrote:
> [...] In the future, we'll be making all Documents support all Document  
> interfaces including HTMLDocument and SVGDocument, regardless of content  
> type or root element. I think HTML5 should change to require this even  
> for XML documents (it currently requires it only for HTML documents, in  
> the text/html sense).

Actually, it already requires this for all Document objects: "(This is the  
case whether or not the document in question is an HTML document or indeed  
whether it contains any HTML elements at all.)"


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Anne van Kesteren
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