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Re: HTML 4.02 : minor bug fix and update

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 17:51:41 +0100
Message-ID: <20060210175141.3c74drxeakrggwog@webmail.annevankesteren.nl>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Cc: VK <schools_ring@yahoo.com>, www-html@w3.org

Quoting "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>:
>> It is urgently needed to fix two old bugs in HTML schemas:
> I'm afraid it's completely pointless to suggest changes to HTML 4. 
> It's frozen; all work on HTML specs is oriented towards XHTML and 
> specifically XHTML 2.0. Even reported simple _technical_ errors (in 
> the way things are presented, as opposite to the intended meaning) in 
> HTML 4 specs haven't been fixed. And probably won't.

Given that _every_ browser, for mobile phones, desktops, etc. has to implement
HTML  (plus reverse engineering everything that that specification lacks from
UAs that are market leaders more or less) this would be most unfortunate.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 10 February 2006 16:51:53 UTC

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