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Re: The X in HTML

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2002 12:50:18 -0500
Message-ID: <3D5A985A.91210901@aptest.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

> Re: The X in HTML

> You can write well-formed X(HT)ML documents without any DTD. Just mix
> XHTML elements with your additional ones (using another namespace). But
> you cannot expect the documents to be valid.

Actually, you cannot.  XHTML requires that documents be valid against
their referenced DTD.  If they are not Valid, they are not XHTML - nor
are they an XHTML Family document.  See the conformance requirements in

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