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[whatwg] [html5] tags, elements and generated DOM

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 11:57:39 +0300
Message-ID: <e10a4a018218b639f2ce766d588a4d7c@iki.fi>
On Apr 17, 2005, at 05:11, fantasai wrote:

> I agree that syntax-checking for xHTML5 documents should be implemented
> with RelaxNG rather than DTDs. However, iirc, RelaxNG can't be used on
> regular HTML. One could create a toolchain that converts HTML to xHTML
> and then runs it through RelaxNG, but I wouldn't be surprised if the
> converter needed a DTD for the SGML->XML conversion to work...

What I had in mind was a parser that implements (hard-coded without a 
DTD) the minimal tag inference required for the HTML flavor and then 
feeds SAX events to Jing as if the parser was an XML parser parsing an 
equivalent XHTML flavor document.

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
Received on Monday, 18 April 2005 01:57:39 UTC

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