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Re: parsing html, xhtml, xml (svg and mathml) serialisations into a DOM

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 15:03:02 +0300
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5A49C302-8603-4641-ADE2-07BF155D0E8A@iki.fi>
To: Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>

On Apr 2, 2008, at 14:59, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> And it does beg the question: could the work undertaken to define
>> "html to dom" parsing be applicable to parsing all xml
> That would be XML5. Anne has done some work on it.

I should clarify that XML5 parsing won't be suitable for text/html,  
because the requirements posed by the text/html content legacy are  
contradicting with the requirements of defining generic XML parsing in  
a non-Draconian way.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Wednesday, 2 April 2008 12:03:50 UTC

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