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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2007 02:08:35 +0000 (UTC)
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0704030207080.21343@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 2 Apr 2007, Shane McCarron wrote:
> 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.

Well, it's XHTML, just not valid XHTML. Invalid XHTML, if you will.

But the more important concern is conformance, not validity. Validity 
doesn't check for most conformance requirements (e.g. attribute values 
aren't checked for conformance).

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