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Re: [author-guide] Character Entity References Chart

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2008 14:51:13 +0200
Message-ID: <488334C1.6000203@gmx.de>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: public-html <public-html@w3.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:
> Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> Is there a particular reason why this document doesn't even seem to 
>>> try to be a valid HTML document?
>>
>> Care to elaborate?  The HTML5 validator only reports a couple of 
>> errors that are all related to the incorrect use of composing 
>> characters and not being in NFC.  This is clearly just a result of the 
>> script I'm using to generate the file not doing anything special with 
>> those particular character references yet.  But I would hardly call 
>> that not trying to be valid.
> 
> How about starting the document with <html>, for instance?
> ...

I just realized that it says it is HTML5, so this is probably intentional.

Not sure whether it's a good idea to use HTML5 for things that aren't 
really experimental...

BR, Julian
Received on Sunday, 20 July 2008 12:51:55 UTC

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