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Re: Bug in Meta handling

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2000 10:09:19 -0800
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To: "Bertilo Wennergren" <bertilow@chello.se>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
At 02:27 AM 12/25/2000 , Bertilo Wennergren wrote:
>I'd phrase it like this:
>   The compatibility suggestions in the XHTML spec are designed to
>   tell you how to write XHTML which can be understood by old HTML 
>   browsers, not to tell you how to write XHTML which validates as
>   HTML 4.0.  In general, XHTML will -not- validate as any old
>   form of HTML.
>Maybe this is just semantic nitpicking, [...]

No, I think you're right and you make a good point, and I agree
with your rewording -- better than mine was!


Kynn Bartlett  <kynn@idyllmtn.com>                    http://kynn.com/
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