[Imps] HTML 4.01 compatibility modes for an HTML5 parser

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Thu Jun 28 07:19:00 PDT 2007

On Thu, 28 Jun 2007 16:11:58 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Jun 28, 2007, at 17:08, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> On Thu, 28 Jun 2007 16:05:44 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi>  
>> wrote:
>> I think you do want every DOCTYPE that triggers quirks mode or almost  
>> quirks mode (or whatever they're called these days) to trigger an error  
>> in this mode.
> The definition would delegate actions on a quirky doctype to the app so  
> that survey spiders could note the situation specifically. Do you expect  
> people to do bad things with this mode if I leave even quirkiness  
> reporting to the app?

My thought was that it would be more useful for surveys if you don't have  
to manually add such errors. However, I suppose you can argue either way  
and I don't feel strongly about it.

Anne van Kesteren

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