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Re: HTML or XHTML - why do you use it?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2003 17:15:59 -0500
Message-Id: <200301082215.RAA21931@nerd-xing.mit.edu>
To: Toby A Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "Peter Foti (PeterF)" <PeterF@SystolicNetworks.com>, "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>

> If a browser were to choose which rendering path to use (xml or tag soup)
> depending on, say, the doctype

Then all the currently-authored bogo-XHTML would break in that browser, and the
site designer, who only tests in IE/Windows, will neither know nor care.  This
is explicitly covered in Ian's article....

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