[html5] failure to validate mail link?

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Mon May 17 04:36:29 PDT 2010

"Rob Crowther" <robertc at boogdesign.com> wrote:

> On 16/05/10 18:53, designer wrote:
> > Thanks Rob, that fixed it. However, no-one has commented on the
> fact
> > that the spaces are allowed in XHTML1.1? That's what confused me!
> >
> I would guess: the XHTML 1.1 spec allows a space separated list of
> URLs 
> on the href attribute, whereas HTML5 allows only a single URL which
> may 
> be surrounded by spaces.
> Someone more familiar with XHTML 1.1 might know better.

XHTML 1.1 has less advance validation tools available for it, so the URL syntax is not checked.

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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