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Re: validator does NOT validate XHTML 1.0

From: Thanasis Kinias <tkinias@optimalco.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 21:40:27 -0700
To: Christoph Schneegans <Christoph@Schneegans.de>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org, "Devon Y." <vehementpetal@hotmail.com>
Message-ID: <20020820044027.GA16773@optimalco.com>

scripsit Christoph Schneegans:
> Thanasis Kinias wrote:
 
> > That's _bizarre_, and very broken behaviour if the browsers do that.

[in reference to a browser supposedly refusing to render pages that
don't explicity set the xmlns attribute]

> Of course, the statement above is true only if the document is declared with
> a MIME type such as "application/xhtml+xml", and this behaviour makes sense
> in that case.

I don't follow.  You mean that IFF content-type is
application/xhtml+xml, the brokenness is correct?  Or that it's correct
IFF the content-type _isn't_ application/xhtml+xml?

Either way, I can't see how it could be correct behaviour under any
circimstance.

-- 
Thanasis Kinias
Doctoral Student, Department of History
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona, U.S.A.

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