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From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 02 Sep 2006 08:52:37 +0100
To: public-appformats@w3.org
Cc: www-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.te8qtzhn64w2qv@id-c0020>

On Fri, 01 Sep 2006 14:41:02 +0100, Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com> wrote:
> So render all the page - it's not XML, so render it using the HTML  
> version -  which is what you would've done if your algorithm had decided  
> it was HTML, nothing is lost other than the parsing time to first  
> consider it XML.

Consider a "valid XHTML document" with the following in some script:

   var x = document.getElementsByTagName('P');

Or the expectation from so many authors that the <body> element covers the  
whole canvas... There's way too many things that could go wrong. Switching  
on the media type is really the only viable way of doing this switch, imho.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 2 September 2006 07:53:21 UTC

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