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Re: Typos noted for http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/REC-xhtml1-20020801/

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 02 May 2007 10:28:34 -0500
Message-ID: <4638AE22.9080408@aptest.com>
To: "David B. Gustavson" <dbg@SCIzzL.com>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org

Thank you for your comments...

David B. Gustavson wrote:
>
> In document http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/REC-xhtml1-20020801/
>
> In the following, the semicolon should be a comma:
>
> In SGML-based HTML 4 certain elements were permitted to omit the end 
> tag; with the elements that followed implying closure.
>
>
> Section 3.2 item 4 says:
> If a user agent encounters an element it does not recognize, it must 
> process the element's content.
>
> Surely this ought to say "it must not process the element's content." ??
> How could it process something it does not recognize?
Actually, no.  What this means is that the agent must ignore the element 
but process any contents of the element.  This content might include 
PCDATA that gets rendered, might include other elements that *are* known 
to the user agent, or both.

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