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Re: The argument for |bugmode|

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2007 18:03:29 +0300
Message-Id: <99D9951A-4D15-4ACC-8B15-68ADFE916F4D@iki.fi>
Cc: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "wri-talk@webrepair.org" <wri-talk@webrepair.org>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>

On Apr 20, 2007, at 12:39, Henri Sivonen wrote:

> My order of preference from better to worse is this:
>  * No opt-in switch at all.
>  * Opt-in switch in an attribute on the root element.
>  * Opt-in switch in a comment.
>  * Opt-in switch in a magic system id of the doctype.
>  * Opt-in switch baked into the choice of character data escaping,  
> choice of attribute quoting or choice of amount of whitespace  
> between attributes.

As Matthew Raymond pointed out, a processing instruction would work  
as well. However, that would require the introduction of processing  
instructions into text/html.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Friday, 20 April 2007 15:03:51 UTC

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