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Re: XML incremental rendering, was Re: Standards mode and Quirks mode (was Re: [CSS21] Test Suite)

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-www-style@farside.org.uk>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 20:50:30 +0100
To: "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "Robin Berjon" <robin.berjon@expway.fr>, "Brian Sexton" <discussion-w3c@ididnotoptin.com>, "W3C Style List" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <courier.4106B206.000002E3@mail.farside.org.uk>

Andrew Fedoniouk writes:
> HTML, at least, has :
> "If a user agent encounters an element it does not recognize, it should try
> to render the element's content."
> [http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/appendix/notes.html#h-B.1]
> This statement allows to render non valid documents e.g. having non-closed
> </html> 
> 
> XHTML does not have nothing close and no mentioning about partial content
> at all.

That's got nothing to do with partial content, it's about processing 
unrecognised elements. 

XHTML has "If a user agent encounters an element it does not recognize, it 
must process the element's content.". Same thing.
http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#uaconf 

Regards,
Malcolm
Received on Tuesday, 27 July 2004 15:50:39 GMT

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