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RE: Not compliant XHTML MS tests.

From: Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2008 09:36:43 -0700
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: Robert Stam <robert@tallcomponents.com>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <66D5CB5D6AB0694592FAF5487C50368B191517E12F@NA-EXMSG-C111.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> > I agree that cases should validate but there are some exceptions.
> When
> > the case is flagged HTMLonly it doesn't necessarily have to validate
> as
> > XHTML does it? Those cases might not validate for XHTML. There could
> be
> > all sorts of deprecated attributes and tags in there that might not
> > allow XHTML to validate but would be perfectly fine in HTML.
> HTML and XHTML share the same vocabulary, so I don't think that's true.

XHTML does not support the 'nowrap' attribute on the 'td' tag. This case is specifically called out in the whitespace section of the CSS spec and this is one case that will not validate as XHTML. I'm sure there are others but this is one that I know isn't valid in XHTML.

Arron Eicholz
Received on Friday, 4 April 2008 16:37:27 UTC

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