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Re: XHTML 1.0 served as text/html

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2006 21:42:40 +0000 (UTC)
To: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Cc: david@djwhome.demon.co.uk, olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>, jkorpela@cs.tut.fi, karl@w3.org, link@pobox.com, www-validator <www-validator@w3.org>, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0612052141100.16843@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Philip TAYLOR wrote:
> There has been a fairly protracted discussion recently
> concerning the pros and cons of serving XHTML documents
> as text/html  or as application/xhtml+xml

Note that in HTML5/XHTML5, any content sent as text/html is assumed to be 
HTML5, and must be checked as such, and any content sent as XHTML5 is 
assumed to be XML, and must be checked as such. You can find an 
HTML5/XHTML5 validator (undergoing active development) here:


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