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Re: Cleaning House

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2007 14:17:17 -0500
Message-ID: <463A353D.8010205@aptest.com>
To: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
CC: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, "www-html@w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Chris Wilson wrote:
> Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
>> Also, as was already hinted at in this thread, it's unlikely that
>> mainstream browsers will actually implement the draconian parsing...and
>> that's fine by me, I wouldn't insist on something like the
>> "non-well-formed XHTML sent as application/xhtml+xml" error handling.
> Not sure what you mean.  I would insist, if the XHTML were identified with an XML mime type, that it require XML well-formedness.  If I had wanted to "support XHTML" by just piping "application/xml+xhtml" content through our tag-soup parser, I would have done that in IE7.  :)
Yes, please!!!  Absolutely have IE refuse to process the page if a 
document that claims to be XHTML (anything) is not well formed. Please 
Please Please.  Stop the madness!

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