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[whatwg] Article: Growing pains afflict HTML5 standardization

From: Nils Dagsson Moskopp <nils-dagsson-moskopp@dieweltistgarnichtso.net>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 15:39:20 +0200
Message-ID: <20100712153920.2ffd3947@desudesudesu>
Mike Wilcox <mike at mikewilcox.net> schrieb am Mon, 12 Jul 2010 07:44:07

> 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.

Assuming this is true (which I find difficult to believe), wouldn't a
screen scraper based on the HTML5 parsing algorithm defeat this
purpose ?

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