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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 00:24:52 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0706070024430.9191@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 16 Mar 2006, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> 
> At the end of section 1.8 it says:
> "These XML documents may contain a DOCTYPE if desired, but this is not
> required to conform to this specification."
> 
> I'd like to see a note here. Something like this: Note: According to 
> [XML], XML processors are not guaranteed to process the external DTD 
> subset referenced in the DOCTYPE. This means, for example, that using 
> entities for characters is unsafe (except for &lt;, &gt;, &amp;, &quot; 
> and &apos;). For interoperability, authors are advised to avoid optional 
> features of XML.

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