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

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Mon Apr 18 01:57:39 PDT 2005

On Apr 17, 2005, at 05:11, fantasai wrote:

> I agree that syntax-checking for xHTML5 documents should be implemented
> with RelaxNG rather than DTDs. However, iirc, RelaxNG can't be used on
> regular HTML. One could create a toolchain that converts HTML to xHTML
> and then runs it through RelaxNG, but I wouldn't be surprised if the
> converter needed a DTD for the SGML->XML conversion to work...

What I had in mind was a parser that implements (hard-coded without a 
DTD) the minimal tag inference required for the HTML flavor and then 
feeds SAX events to Jing as if the parser was an XML parser parsing an 
equivalent XHTML flavor document.

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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