[whatwg] [html5] tags, elements and generated DOM

Anne van Kesteren fora at annevankesteren.nl
Thu Apr 7 03:48:29 PDT 2005

Ian Hickson wrote:
> This doesn't stop conformance checker implements from writing DTDs of 
> their own and then placing them in their SGML catalog so that the HTML5 
> DOCTYPE triggers that DTD, though. The point is that different conformance 
> checker vendors should be able to write their own DTD for HTML5 to 
> complement the rest of the conformance checking process. As the mix 
> between DTD-based and other checking will probably be vendor-dependent, I 
> don't see why we'd want to elevate any particular DTD to official status.

Entities. Or is that problem going to be solved by: "use UTF-8"? (Which 
would be something I wouldn't disagree with, although for mathematical 
symbols it might be a pain to enter them.)

  Anne van Kesteren

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