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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.

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Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
Received on Monday, 23 April 2007 16:06:28 GMT

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