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Editorial XHTML issues

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 22:56:49 +0200
To: xml-editor@w3.org
Cc: tbray@textuality.com
Message-ID: <mfd9stssu4cgoa0lb9eia9iu8gfce4cjbq@4ax.com>

   The current XHTML 1.0 document for the XML 1.0 Second Edition
Recommendation is actually invalid XHTML and must not be labeled as
text/html. There are at least two issues here. First, section 4.10 of
XHTML 1.0 requires for certain elements to use the id attribute to use
fragment identifiers, they only may use the name attribute in addition
to the id attribute. For example, the anchor for #dt-xmldecl only uses
the name attribute, while the document later refers to #dt-xmldecl. 

Second, it only uses the 'lang' attribute on the html element and the
abbr element for 'INRIA', XHTML 1.0 requires documents to follow the
compatibility guidelines in order to deliver XHTML 1.0 documents as
text/html, thus the xml:lang attribute has to be added to both.

I would be the way like to see usage of the 'dfn' element in the

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