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[whatwg] Make quoted attributes a conformance criterion

From: And Clover <and-py@doxdesk.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2009 16:45:02 +0200
Message-ID: <4A6C6BEE.9030706@doxdesk.com>
Keryx Web wrote:

> I think I've stated my case by now. So until I hear from Ian (who writes 
> the spec) or Henri, who is authoring the validator, I think we've 
> reached the end of this discussion.

I think we reached that point some time ago. :-)

I wouldn't hold your breath for acceptance. HTML5 is, for better or for 
worse*, a tag soup language. It codifies many existing practices: good, 
bad, and arguable. If you want a language with simple, sane markup rules 
that you can plausibly teach, the answer is simple: XHTML[5].

(*: I would argue for worse, but that argument was held and lost a long 
time ago.)

And Clover
mailto:and at doxdesk.com
Received on Sunday, 26 July 2009 07:45:02 UTC

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