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Re: Publishing a new draft

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 10:06:09 +0200
To: "Leif Halvard Silli" <lhs@malform.no>, "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: "Laura Carlson" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
Message-ID: <op.uxtksjraidj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
On Wed, 29 Jul 2009 03:30:20 +0200, Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>  

> Though I disagree with the design, but in order to reflect what the  
> draft actually says - and apparently has said all along, and thus to  
> ensure (better) review of this decision, I would like to ask Anne to add  
> to the differences document that HTML 4 Processing Statements count as  
> invalid markup in HTML 5. And thus that <?php ... ?> is invalid HTML  
> according to the HTML 5 draft.

It says

"HTML 5 defines an HTML syntax that is compatible with HTML 4 and XHTML 1  
documents published on the Web, but is not compatible with the more  
esoteric SGML features of HTML 4, such as the NET syntax (i.e.  

I think this is intended to include processing instructions, but I guess  
it wouldn't hurt to list more SGML features that are no longer supported.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Wednesday, 29 July 2009 08:07:09 UTC

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