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Re: new TAG issue TagSoupIntegration-54

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 12:53:15 -0400
Message-ID: <4540E7FB.80702@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
CC: www-tag@w3.org

Mark Baker wrote:

> I don't understand why this is an issue.  The authoritative metadata
> finding makes it clear that the media type determines how the document
> is to be interpreted, and nothing in RFC 2854 (text/html) or the HTML
> family of specifications suggests that running a text/html document
> through an XML parser would yield anything which meaningfully
> represents what the sender was trying to convey.

A document can be both valid HTML and well-formed XML.  The categories 
are not mutually exclusive.

´╗┐Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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