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Re: How to set up the libwww contributors

From: Sam Couter <sam@topic.com.au>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 09:52:36 +1000
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>, www-lib@w3.org, www-amaya@w3.org
Message-ID: <20000623095235.A6790@topic.com.au>
Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org> wrote:
> A more interesting project might be to make a very simple XML browser... (and
> just stop on people who produce invalid XML - if this had been done way back
> when  there might have been more pressure for decent HTML tools and
> authoring).

XML has one advantage over HTML in this regard - the XML standard says that
parsers are *not* allowed to try to correct errors they encounter. So as
long as the majority of parsers stick to the standard properly, most XML out
there will be correct.
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