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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>  
> [...] 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.)"

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 23 July 2007 21:51:34 UTC

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