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Re: validator does NOT validate XHTML 1.0

From: Christoph Schneegans <Christoph@Schneegans.de>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 10:14:08 GMT
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Cc: "Thanasis Kinias" <tkinias@optimalco.com>
Message-ID: <ajtbqg.3vvdheh.1@mail.christoph.schneegans.de>

Thanasis Kinias wrote:

> [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,

...or "text/xml" or "application/xml", yes.

> the brokenness is correct?

There's no brokenness. Without a proper namespace declaration, how should an
XML user agent determine that "p" is a paragraph?

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