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[whatwg] The problems with namespaces in text/html

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2006 17:01:16 +0200
Message-ID: <C843D99C-CADB-4415-98C4-9703E1231688@iki.fi>
On Nov 6, 2006, at 16:11, Elliotte Harold wrote:

> Thanks. Most of the errors that page reports are a result of third  
> party, ad network code. This is exactly the sort of problem  
> draconian error handling would have fixed. Were draconian error  
> handling the order of the day, the network wouldn't be serving  
> malformed code like that.

Rather, if your system was producing everything through a SAX  
pipeline or a tree and not including verbatim source text from third  
parties, the error would have been dealt with on your server and not  
in a user-operated HTTP client somewhere with no automated feedback  

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
Received on Monday, 6 November 2006 07:01:16 UTC

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