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[whatwg] Article: Growing pains afflict HTML5 standardization

From: Mike Wilcox <mike@mikewilcox.net>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 07:44:07 -0500
Message-ID: <1745C9B4-A201-4CD6-8463-A34E27343B00@mikewilcox.net>
On Jul 12, 2010, at 2:30 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Google: <http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&doctype=Inline&group=0> - 35 errors

That's a little different. Google purposely uses unstandardized, incorrect HTML in ways that still render in a browser in order to make it more difficult for screen scrapers. They also "break it" in a different way every week.

Mike Wilcox
http://clubajax.org
mike at mikewilcox.net
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