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Re: The Future Of XHTML

From: Ian Graham <igraham@smaug.java.utoronto.ca>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2000 10:10:45 -0400
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
cc: Sean Palmer <sean_b_palmer@yahoo.com>, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SGI.4.05.10006221007480.111079-100000@smaug.java.utoronto.ca>

I believe that Sean is seeing a bug in the W3C HTML validator -
It appears to have problems with XHTML that is processed as
text/xml as opposed to text/html. I quote a test case at:


that demonstrates this problem.

Ian Graham ......................... Centre for Academic Technology
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On Thu, 22 Jun 2000, Dan Connolly wrote:

> 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 10:10:48 GMT

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