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RE: Are the public HTML DTDs valid XML?

From: Arnold, Curt <Curt.Arnold@hyprotech.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2001 14:55:35 -0700
Message-ID: <70E215722F6AD511820A000103D141D40AA6CC@thor.aeathtl.com>
To: "'Ken Klose'" <ken.klose@imedium.com>
Cc: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
No, they are valid SGML.  HTML is an SGML application, not an XML
application.  So in general, you cannot parse HTML with an XML parser.
XHTML is a reformulation of HTML in XML, see http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/
for more specifics.
Received on Thursday, 6 December 2001 16:58:02 UTC

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