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[whatwg] Allow trailing slash in always-empty HTML5 elements?

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Sun, 03 Dec 2006 04:02:47 +1100
Message-ID: <4571B1B7.3020503@lachy.id.au>
Elliotte Harold wrote:
> Secondly, anyone who actually tried to use an SGML parser to handle HTML 
>  rapidly hit a wall since most HTML documents were not even close to 
> actually conformant to the SGML spec or the HTML DTD.

s/SGML/XML and you might see my point:

Anyone who actually tried to use an XML parser to handle HTML rapidly 
hit a wall since most HTML documents were not even close to actually 
conformant to the XML spec.

-- 
Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
Received on Saturday, 2 December 2006 09:02:47 UTC

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