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Re: Promotion of XHTML

From: Gannon J. Dick <gdick@verizon.net>
Date: Thu, 2 Jan 2003 13:06:43 -0600
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To: <www-html@w3.org>

It seem to me the best reason for changing from HTML to XHTML is that
the fewer exceptions allowed, the fewer (perhaps proprietary and
unquestionably non-standard)
"improvements" will be made.

Gannon J. Dick
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From: "Claus Färber" <list-w3c-html@faerber.muc.de>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 02, 2003 5:23 AM
Subject: Re: Promotion of XHTML


>
> David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk> schrieb/wrote:
> > Literal answer: it is not legal to have unclosed tags in HTML, only
> > unclosed elements.
>
> Although most tag soup parsers don't support this, it *is* legal not to
> close tags in HTML under certain circumstances, e.g. when another tag
> starts: <html<head<title/This is the title/</head<body>...</body</html>
>
> Claus
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