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Re: [XHTML2] CITELANG, TITLELANG attributes

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2004 12:39:23 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0408021237380.18091@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 31 Jul 2004, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
>
> If I understand you correctly, you are saying that HTML specifications 
> should define browser behavior (perhaps at the SHALL level?) for all 
> possible markup errors. Wouldn't this mean that we would effectively 
> change the language to permit everything?

No, of course not. CSS says how this should be parsed:

    p { color: ( red ); }

...but it's still invalid.


> And this would mean, IMHO, defining HTML as tag soup. You could write 
> any mixture of tags and it would have a defined meaning.

What's the problem with that?

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