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

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sat, 7 May 2005 21:51:00 +0300
Message-ID: <6ae97fbbc664c4066e8c90d196914820@iki.fi>
On Apr 18, 2005, at 15:28, fantasai wrote:

> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> On Apr 17, 2005, at 04:58, fantasai wrote:
>>> For those of us writing HTML by hand, this is not a practical 
>>> solution,
>>> particularly when invisible characters are involved. Invisible 
>>> characters
>>> aside, I don't want to go digging through a Unicode character map 
>>> every
>>> time I want &rarr; or &tau;.
>> That's not an issue for HTML where entities get tag soup treatment 
>> anyway.
>> I didn't say that authors should not type entity references in XML. I 
>> said that the entity references should be resolved before the data 
>> travels from the server to the client.
> So, when is my document going to get preprocessed? I certainly don't 
> want
> to bother fussing with it every time I fix a typo.

If there is no CMS and the server served raw files, the preprocessing 
would have to happen while editing or in an editor save hook.

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
Received on Saturday, 7 May 2005 11:51:00 UTC

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