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Re: [CSS21] Example not well formed

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 13:27:39 +0000 (UTC)
To: Craig Northway <craign@cisra.canon.com.au>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0508251326470.3279@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, Craig Northway wrote:
> > 
> > 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).

Oh, no, not by a long shot. It is in fact impossible to create a document 
that is valid both HTML and XHTML, and very hard to get even close with 
any non-trivial use of XHTML.

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