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Re: XHTML2 MIME type

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 11 May 2003 15:29:04 -0700 (PDT)
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: "www-html@w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.50.0305111527230.17620-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sun, 11 May 2003, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Mozilla a DTD catalog, but it cheats: The DTDs in Mozilla's catalog are
> so heavily abridged that they only contain the character entity
> declarations. The character entities work as if Mozilla was reading the
> real DTD but other stuff like attribute defaulting and the #IDness of
> attributes don't work.

Actually, the #IDness is supported, we just don't use a DTD to specify it.
Some of the attribute defaulting stuff may work too (although that is much
more likely to be by lucky coincidence, I think).

The IDness is implemented at the (C++) code level.

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