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Re: [CSS21] Example not well formed

From: Craig Northway <craign@cisra.canon.com.au>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 15:30:58 +0200
Message-ID: <430DC812.2080701@cisra.canon.com.au>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, www-style@w3.org


Ian Hickson wrote:

>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.
Fair enough. A rather ill informed statement then. Perhaps some XHTML 
examples to complement the many HTML examples would be a good idea.

Received on Thursday, 25 August 2005 13:31:12 UTC

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