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Re: New TAG issue: TagSoupIntegration-54

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 11:27:09 -0500
Message-ID: <c70bc85d0611020827v38f98724k52d565891ee51d43@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Elliotte Harold" <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, www-tag@w3.org

On 11/2/06, Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
> > Putting some tag soup parsing algorithm in some specification takes us
> > back absolutely nowhere.
>
> I disagree. It creates consistent browser behavior despite tag soup.

More accurately perhaps, it defines the semantics of in-the-wild HTML
documents independent of the implementations of the day.  IMO, the
importance of that cannot be overstated from the POV of having
*durably* meaningful documents on the Web.

Cheers,

Mark.
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