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Re: [CSS21] Example not well formed

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 15:15:03 +0200
To: craign@cisra.canon.com.au
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <rsgrg11b0kfl6i5vc8q7u5in4qbc1i6bbe@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Craig Northway wrote:
>>>Section 5.9
>>>The example in section 5.9 is not well formed XML. Please make this well 
>>>formed XML (i.e. then it will probably be well formed XHTML!)
>>Yes, most HTML documents are not well-formed XML, so this seems to be
>>a duplicate of http://www.w3.org/mid/430DB80F.80504@cisra.canon.com.au
>Shouldn't the W3C be promoting the creation of well-formed documents?

>From http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/
it seems the answer is no... But this does not seem relevant here,
there is no well-defined notion of "well-formed" for HTML documents. 

If you mean whether W3C should promote use of HTML over XHTML then
that might well be so but that's not the case at the moment. CSS is
more commonly used with HTML than with XHTML documents, it therefore
makes sense to include HTML examples in the CSS specifications.
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