W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-html@w3.org > June 2000

Re: The Future Of XHTML

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2000 08:27:30 -0500
Message-ID: <39521442.F5DC9D0F@w3.org>
To: Sean Palmer <sean_b_palmer@yahoo.com>
CC: www-html@w3.org

Sean Palmer wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> Has anyone noticed that valid XHTML can sometimes not
> be valid XML?

No; this cannot be the case, by definition of XHTML.

> Try it: simply change the extension of a
> valid XHTML document to xml, or change the MIME type
> at what ever server you have, and run it through a
> validator. Doesn't work, does it?

Do you have an example? I'm quite sure that
every valid XHTML document is a valid XML document.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Thursday, 22 June 2000 09:34:29 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 7 January 2015 15:05:54 UTC