[whatwg] several messages about XML syntax and HTML5
elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Mon Dec 4 06:35:46 PST 2006
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Dec 2006, Mike Schinkel wrote:
>>>> Use XHTML, send it with an HTML MIME type, and be happy.
>> Why not? What's wrong with doing that?
> Well, it's impossible. If you _think_ you're using XHTML, but you process
> it with an HTML processor (e.g. by sending it as text/html), then you're
> really just using HTML, with a lot of syntax errors.
But we aren't all using HTML processors all of the time. Many of us are
using non-HTML processors.
Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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