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[whatwg] WA1: <meta> attribute requirements

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 00:46:03 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0507190044210.26346@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 19 Jul 2005, Sjoerd Visscher wrote:
> > 
> > I don't see why you can't validate an orphan fragment. Clearly the 
> > spec needs to be clarified a bit, but it doesn't seem impossible.

I should have said, I don't see why you can't "check an orphan fragment 
for conformance", my bad.


> You could with a handwritten html 5 validator, but not with a generic 
> validation tool, because elements with the same name can have different 
> types in different locations in the document.

Yes well as I keep saying, I don't expect generic validation tools to be 
able to be fully conformant HTML5 conformance checkers...

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