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Re: ISSUE-4: Versioning, namespace URIs and MIME types

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 12:28:05 -0500
Message-ID: <499C4525.2040101@mit.edu>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Smylers wrote:
> I thought that Rob was actually pointing out that browsers can
> distinguish <img> in a valid XHTML 5 document from <img> in a valid
> XHTML 2 document by whether there is an alt attribute or child text --
> and therefore that authors could write either, and browsers could just
> work out what's what and behave accordingly.

Yes, and I got that.  I then responded that this pushes the problem off 
to one of creating a valid document somehow in a script without having 
the context to do so.  He responded by repeating his earlier point and 
the argument for it.

<shrug>

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 18 February 2009 17:28:50 UTC

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