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[whatwg] several messages about XML syntax and HTML5

From: Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2006 06:30:15 -0500
Message-ID: <006601c71860$c3e68520$0702a8c0@Guides.local>
Michel Fortin wrote:
>> But I think allowing attributes with no meaning to 
>> validate will just reenforce the idea that they are 
>> meaningful. If you use them, fine, but you'll have 
>> a validation error there that will warn you that this 
>> is no HTML.

How about the validator be required to present an informational note, or
even a warning, but not flag as an *error*?  That addresses your concern as
it would reinforce the idea that it is meaningless.

-Mike Schinkel
Received on Tuesday, 5 December 2006 03:30:15 UTC

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