[whatwg] doctype parsing
ian at hixie.ch
Sun Aug 22 15:06:55 PDT 2004
On Sun, 22 Aug 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
>> Good question. Does anyone have a copy of Goldfarb who can answer this?
> I realise Goldfarb is hardly cheap, but I would expect anyone attempting
> to build a browser have a copy, it's kinda crucial to parsing HTML.
It really isn't.
> Maybe you could look in the Opera library Ian...
Apparently (based on what fantasai just told me) there is a copy in
Opera's reception. I'll look there.
> Or is Opera not even pretending that HTML is an SGML application, and
> the entire we follow standards is officially garbage, as well as in
No user agent except the validator has ever pretended that HTML is an SGML
application, in the history of the Web, as far as I am aware. Certainly no
UA that has ever had any measurable market share.
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