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Re: Standards mode and Quirks mode (was Re: [CSS21] Test Suite)

From: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 00:51:36 -0700
Message-ID: <003701c473ae$8be1eec0$0201a8c0@ATHLON>
To: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "Chris Lilley" <chris@w3.org>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
To: "Chris Lilley" <chris@w3.org>

> > Where does it say in the XHTML spec that incremental display must be
> > disabled for that media type?
> Nowhere. It is an just unimplemented feature in those browsers.

Strictly speaking, XHTML parser (UA) must read </html> to decide if document
well-formed (valid) or not.
And only ather that render document as it *must* be well-formed [1].

This the end of era of incremental rendering...

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#h-4.1

Andrew Fedoniouk.
Received on Tuesday, 27 July 2004 03:46:12 UTC

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