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Re: Feature Request: missing xmlns, attribute value parsing

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 16:03:31 -0600
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Message-Id: <E831F26C-FCD3-11D6-B664-003065F376B6@aaronsw.com>

On Wednesday, November 20, 2002, at 12:27  PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>> The validator should provide a warning when an XHTML page lacks an
>> xmlns declaration.
> Why? It's declared in the DTD and XHTML parsing without the DTD is
> pointless due to massive use of named character references among web
> pages.

Mozilla parses without the DTD; it's probably the most widely deployed 
XHTML browser.
Aaron Swartz [http://www.aaronsw.com]
Received on Wednesday, 20 November 2002 17:03:33 UTC

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