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

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 02:06:19 +1000
Message-ID: <462CD97B.6040903@lachy.id.au>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
CC: www-html@w3.org

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?

Because SGML parsing of HTML isn't compatible with the parsing 
requirements to handle the billions of pages on the web today.

Lachlan Hunt
Received on Monday, 23 April 2007 16:06:28 UTC

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