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Re: Info from HTML5 editors: merging WHATWG patches

From: Peter Winnberg <peter.winnberg@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 09:40:08 +0200
Message-ID: <CAG21KWn=00UDW_inD6UdxzO4bYAM_HkA-Xf-W-ADMqAryJQBQw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
2012/9/9 Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>:
> The W3 validator informs which spec it validates against. So far, I
> have not seen that it claims to validate against "HTML, the living
> standard", for instance.

Yes and validator.nu also seems to implement the W3C specification.
But letís ignore the WHATWG specification and that it is incompatible
but uses the same DOCTYPE identifier a while. This issue will still
need to be worked out for if/when work on HTML 5.1 / HTML 6 /
HTML.next is started and starts and start adding new element, change
conformance requirements etc.
Received on Thursday, 13 September 2012 07:40:42 UTC

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