W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > August 2005

Re: [CSS21] Example not well formed

From: Craig Northway <craign@cisra.canon.com.au>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 15:16:27 +0200
Message-ID: <430DC4AB.9040903@cisra.canon.com.au>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Hi,

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

>* 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
>  
>
XHTML over HTML...

>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.
>  
>
Aren't valid xhtml documents valid html documents? (in general).

Craig
Received on Thursday, 25 August 2005 13:16:41 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 27 April 2009 13:54:40 GMT