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Re: Not compliant XHTML MS tests.

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2008 04:07:24 +1100
Message-ID: <47F6604C.8090906@css-class.com>
To: Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Robert Stam <robert@tallcomponents.com>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>

Arron Eicholz wrote:
> fantasai wrote:
>> As Anne points out, all of these tests need to validate as XHTML.
>> If they are testing invalid CSS, then they shouldn't pass the
>> *CSS* validator, but they do need to validate as XHTML. Robert's
>> suggetion of using a CDATA section would be the easiest way to
>> fix the tests where CSS data is tripping up the XML parser.
> 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.
 > Thanks,
 > Arron Eicholz

If the markup is like as you described you should be using a XHTML 
traditional Doctype. Then the markup would pass validation.

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