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Re: Validating XHTML5 with XML entities

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 09:21:48 +0200
Message-ID: <48B5008C.3040609@gmx.de>
To: Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>
CC: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Robert J Burns wrote:
> ...
> Ideally, HTML5 will require XHTML5 UAs to support HTML character 
> references without any entity declarations. Several in the WG expressed 
> their opposition to such a norm, but have shown no research nor provided 
> any arguments to support their assertions. I think they may just 
> misunderstand the XML recommendation.

Not sure what you're proposing, but if XHTML5 documents stop to be 
parseable by an off-the-shelf XML parser, there's a problem.

> ...

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 27 August 2008 07:22:32 UTC

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