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[whatwg] text/html flavor conformance checkers and <foo />

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 23:44:39 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0602242344330.315@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 25 Apr 2005, [ISO-8859-1] Olav Junker Kj?r wrote:
>
> Both <foo /> and <foo/> are errors in HTML and should be flagged by a
> conformance checker.
> XHTML 1.0 appendix C arguably allows a hybrid syntax which is HTML and XHTML
> at the same time. This is not relevant for HTML5 though, since HTML5
> explicitly disallows serving XHTML as text/html, so a HTML5 document is always
> either HTML or XHTML dependent on the mime type.

Correct.

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