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Re: ISSUE-54: doctype-legacy-compat

From: Karl Dubost <karl@la-grange.net>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 13:11:16 -0500
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D32413E2-C8BB-4B1D-83CA-8E5778900866@la-grange.net>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>


Le 20 janv. 2009 à 12:55, Boris Zbarsky a écrit :
> Karl Dubost wrote:
>> for browsers only…
>> for authoring tools they look at the doctype or tidy in the case of  
>> my email.
>
> Maybe I misunderstood the problem... how does an authoring tool  
> looking at XHTML 1.0 determine whether it's meant to be sent as text/ 
> html or application/xhtml+xml?  The doctype is not sufficient for  
> this.


When I use in my prose html 5, it means the abstract model.
When I use text/html, it means the html serialization.
when I use application/xhtml+xml, it means the xml serialization.
Sorry to have not be clear.

-- 
Karl Dubost
Montréal, QC, Canada
Received on Tuesday, 20 January 2009 18:11:47 GMT

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