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[whatwg] Thoughts on HTML 5

From: Nils Dagsson Moskopp <nils-dagsson-moskopp@dieweltistgarnichtso.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 15:15:19 +0100
Message-ID: <1229436919.31603.11.camel@desudesudesu>
Am Dienstag, den 16.12.2008, 15:02 +0100 schrieb Giovanni Campagna:

> 2) XML serialization is much more difficlut to implement than old
> HTML, and, as i said before, in many cases it is not implementable at
> all: probably a company which hosts user-generated content such as
> blogs or forums won't like that no browser can display his pages
> because someone wrote invalid html
It is not hard to reject input if its not well-formed. If browsers can
do it, why shouldn't web apps be able to ?

> even the most experienced can mis-type code, and in that case the only
> way to solve is to manually edit source using a plain text editor,
> which is not possible with user-generated content
As I said, invalid input should be rejected in the first place. When I
write a blog post, I usually catch errors like this when I click on the
"preview" button and its all yellow.

Nils Dagsson Moskopp
Received on Tuesday, 16 December 2008 06:15:19 UTC

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