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Re: HTML and XML

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 12:01:12 +0100
Message-ID: <4992AFF8.2040607@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: www-tag@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 08:46:22 +0100, Julian Reschke 
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> PS: I *do* believe that XML on the web works. It just requires that 
>> people use the right tools to produce it. Just because many people 
>> don't get it right doesn't mean it doesn't work.
> 
> It might mean though that unless there is leniency on the consumer side 
> it is not really a good fit for the Web.

Old discussion. It might also mean that more leniency causes more broken 
content to appear, and that consumers will have to compete on leniency.

As far as I can tell, the Atom feed format gets away with draconian 
error handling (minus the RFC3023 thingy) quite well.

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 11 February 2009 11:02:00 GMT

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