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Re: [XHTML1.1] Error in Conformance Definition document?

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2007 20:08:15 -0500
Message-ID: <4611A8FF.7040508@aptest.com>
To: Kelly <lightsolphoenix@gmail.com>
CC: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, "Paul Nelson (ATC)" <paulnel@winse.microsoft.com>, www-html@w3.org



Kelly wrote:
> On Monday, April 02, 2007 5:37 pm Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
>   
>> There is no justification for "tag soup out" systems.
>> They just transfer the problem of interpretation to an assortment of
>> idiosyncratic user agents.
>>     
>
> Yes, I thought the point of XHTML was to transfer AWAY from HTML-as-tag-soup 
> by forcing the XML conformance rules on authors...
>   
It absolutely was, and is.  Note that XHTML (all versions) *requires* 
that documents are valid.  If a document is not valid, it is NOT XHTML.

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