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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
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Saturday, 7 May 2005 11:51:00 UTC

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