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[Bug 14] XHTML Detection is over-eager.

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Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 02:03:57 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14





------- Additional Comments From ian@hixie.ch  2005-05-12 02:03 -------
According to the HTML WG, a UA is non-compliant if it handles an XHTML document
sent as text/html as XHTML; such a UA must apparently handle the document as
HTML regardless of what it looks like.

# [...] documents served as text/html should be treated as HTML and not as XHTML.
 -- http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/2000Sep/0024.html

But I don't know if they meant to include validators in that statement.
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