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Re: Support Existing Content

From: Gareth Hay <gazhay@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 16:19:44 +0100
Message-Id: <D4027F1B-7409-4030-B0BF-A09CAE3ED46B@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C List <public-html@w3.org>, "Philip Taylor (Webmaster)" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>

> I find it funny that technically advanced individuals in this very  
> mailing list break up our nice threads again and again. What do you  
> think, Gareth, should the server just have rejected your mail?

I suppose I'm not technically advanced enough to understand the point  
you are making here Dao.

> See, people aren't perfect, especially those who author HTML. User  
> Agents will have to accept ill-formed mark-up. Advanced authors who  
> want/need strictness and/or extensibility can chose the XHTML  
> derivative (by that I don't mean XHTML2).
> --Dao

To address the point I do understand, I agree, no one is perfect, but  
are you really suggest something akin to using a C compiler to take  
some pseudo code input and attempt to produce executable code, by  
hook or crook?

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