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Re: Editorial XHTML issues

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2001 02:08:38 +0200
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <ljvest01h8beq01gkl38glos0ql63kjoi8@4ax.com>
* Dan Connolly wrote:
>>    The current XHTML 1.0 document for the XML 1.0 Second Edition
>> Recommendation is actually invalid XHTML and must not be labeled as
>> text/html.
>
>Hmm... these issues don't show up using our normal validation tools...

No, one depends on authors intention, the other isn't expressable by a
DTD. Maybe it is possible in some schema language to require a certain
attribute if another is set to some value.

>I wonder if some sort of XSLT-based check could be added
>to the validator to check this sort of thing... hm...

Maybe as specialised application, in the normal XHTML validation
process, this would cause the next power outage at MIT ;-)

>> Second, it only uses the 'lang' attribute on the html element and the
>> abbr element for 'INRIA', XHTML 1.0
>
>I gather you mean section C.7 The lang and xml:lang Attributes
>specifcially, yes?

Yes.

>Thanks for the attention to detail...

You're welcome.
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