Re: Proposal: Polyglot validation in degrees - not boolean

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 11:22 AM, Leif Halvard Silli
<> wrote:
> Are you aware that XHTML 1.0 Appendix C  did *not* support that kind of
> flagging? On the contrary!
> Of course, for *end* tags, then XHTML 1.0 validation did of course
> catch such errors. But for  auto-generated elements, like <tbody>,
> then, as noted in the PolyglotRecommendationRationale, XHTML 1.0
> required *XML parsers* to adapt (which is directly opposed to the
> identical DOM principle):

There are many cases where people expect XHTML to solve a problem for
them and it doesn’t *really*. However, for people who wanted to avoid
implied tags, XHTML 1.0 as text/html was a better approximation than
any kind of HTML validation.

Henri Sivonen

Received on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 11:33:59 UTC