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RE: New TAG issue: TagSoupIntegration-54

From: Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2006 08:37:28 -0500
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>> It creates consistent browser behavior despite tag soup. 

Agreed.

>> The mistake XML made may have been attempting to fix authors instead of browsers. 

Hehe. :)

-Mike

-----Original Message-----
From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Elliotte Harold
Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2006 11:09 AM
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Subject: Re: New TAG issue: TagSoupIntegration-54


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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