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Re: [VE][63] Character data is not allowed here extended error message text

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 09:58:03 +0900
Message-Id: <E188E95C-AD47-453D-83DD-FA5392DFC0D1@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>


On Apr 17, 2007, at 03:18 , David Dorward wrote:
> olivier Thereaux wrote:
>> Would you like to give a go at drafting a merged version, or  
>> should I?
>
> How does this look?

Looks good to me. Sent to CVS just now.

> I think we should keep an eye on this one and the work being  
> produced by
> the new HTML working group. From the sounds of it, their new non-SGML,
> non-XML, non-"reuse any non-tag soup parser" plan will mean that this
> won't be an error in the text/html version of their new markup  
> language,
> but that might change. For that matter, it might be worth thinking  
> about
> the future of the Markup Validator with respect to their plans.

Indeed. I expect there will be dedicated parsers built to parse  
html5, to which the markup validator can delegate. However I am  
afraid this will mean that most of the work done through the years on  
creating a library of error message explanations for DTD-based  
parsing will not be available for html5 validation (or at a very high  
cost).

-- 
olivier
Received on Tuesday, 24 April 2007 00:58:10 GMT

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