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Re: XHTML validation bug (false pass)

From: David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net>
Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2000 12:49:22 -0800
Message-ID: <38C419D2.894129FE@pacbell.net>
To: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Terje Bless wrote:
> On 06.03.00 at 10:54, David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net> wrote:
> >Gerald Oskoboiny wrote:
> >>
> >>That doesn't seem good, indeed. I thought SP's XML limitations sounded
> >>like obscure things that wouldn't come up much in practice, but that
> >>doesn't seem to be the case.
> >
> >Nope.  I'd actually make that clearer in the warning that you're now
> >providing -- the little footnote does make it sound like they're quite
> >obscure, but it should become explicit that the consequence is that it may
> >accept documents that any XML tool _must_ reject completely.
> Actually, I've had several people with pretty good knowledge of XML say
> that SP's limitations are truely obscure and should appear next to never in
> the wild.

Counter-examples were what started the whole discussion.

- Dave

p.s. Pardon if I say I don't really care how the bug gets fixed,
	so long as it gets fixed -- ASAP.
Received on Monday, 6 March 2000 15:49:29 UTC

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