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Re: HTML5 script start tag should select appropriate content model according to src

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 19:04:42 +0300
Message-Id: <EC74447B-27AA-4B5F-925A-D68C150FD318@iki.fi>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
To: Patrick H.Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>

On Apr 23, 2007, at 18:54, Patrick H. Lauke wrote:

> Quoting Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>:
>> We don't have implementations of HTML 4.01. If it seems like we have,
>> it is an illusion. As a major point, HTML 4.01 is supposed to be an
>> application of SGML but none of the top 4 browsers (or top whatever)
>> implement it as an application of SGML.
> So why can't they, especially now that they're obviously talking to  
> each other to get WA1 out the door?

SGML parsing is incompatible with real Web content. The most  
prominent example is that the XHTML 1.0 Appendix C stuff relies on  
content not really being parsed as SGML.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Monday, 23 April 2007 16:05:11 UTC

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