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Re: New TAG issue: TagSoupIntegration-54

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2006 11:08:56 -0500
Message-ID: <454A1818.2090407@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: www-tag@w3.org

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> I consider that unacceptable. Besides, why would this transformation be
> applied only to "tag soup" and not to application/xhtml+xml resources?

So what would you do instead? The status quo is *worse* than this.

> Putting some tag soup parsing algorithm in some specification takes us
> back absolutely nowhere.

I disagree. It creates consistent browser behavior despite tag soup. The 
mistake XML made may have been attempting to fix authors instead of 
browsers.

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