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[whatwg] Stability of tokenizing/dom algorithms

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2008 15:37:33 -0600
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0812151337te701aa3p643cc0aaf95bc44b@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 3:32 PM, Edward Z. Yang
<edwardzyang at thewritingpot.com> wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
>> I'm not saying don't be standards-compliant; I'm just saying use a subset
>> of HTML5 that you feel comfortable with (which might also be a subset of
>> HTML4, for that matter, just with the HTML5 DOCTYPE so that you don't have
>> to worry about exactly which version you want to follow).
>
> Sounds good, since HTML4 is a strict subset of HTML5 (correct me if I'm
> wrong?)

By it's nature, it has to be.  There are several parts of html4 which
*shouldn't* be used in html5, but by necessity we must deal with those
things existing.  Frex, the <center> element.

~TJ
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