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Re: xhtml and lang=en identifier

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: 12 Nov 2002 19:13:18 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1037121199.5925.422.camel@bobcat.ods.org>

On Tue, 2002-11-12 at 12:07, Jim Ley wrote:

> >> IE hasn't had a release since the mime-type was registered...
> 
> >IE 6 SP1 was released in the beginning of September.  I don't know if it
> >"fixes" this, though.
> ><http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/evaluation/ie6sp1.asp>
> 
> It does not, it's a service pack, somewhat different to re-writing your
> main parsing and rendering components to be XML rather than SGML, don't
> you think, or were you suggesting that IE should just chuck XHTML through
> it's tag-soup parser?  (which if you want to do it's easy enough to do
> yourself.)

I wasn't suggesting anything, just pointed out that there is a
relatively new "release" out.  Obviously, I don't know enough about IE
internals to be able to comment about the need for a rewrite or other
changes.

-- 
\/ille Skyttä
ville.skytta at iki.fi
Received on Tuesday, 12 November 2002 12:11:55 GMT

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