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Re: <html> change

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2007 23:05:42 +0100
Message-Id: <FC96D0E2-8CD3-4F8A-B8F2-CECEA20EEC56@dorward.me.uk>
To: www-validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>

On 7 Aug 2007, at 20:37, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
> Regarding the xmlns attribute, it hardly has any impact on any  
> browser, indexing robot, or other important software on the Web. So  
> you can choose to add it to get a clean validation report (why?) or  
> to ignore the validator's messages about it. Adding it is  
> practically relevant only if you wish to be prepared to namespace- 
> aware XML processors playing with your documents.

Last time I checked, Firefox, at least, was a namespace-aware XML  
processor and didn't treat an XHTML document with no namespace as  
XHTML given an XML media type.

David Dorward
Received on Wednesday, 8 August 2007 08:08:33 UTC

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