[whatwg] several messages about XML syntax and HTML5

Mike Schinkel mikeschinkel at gmail.com
Wed Dec 20 12:39:58 PST 2006

> Humans don't work that way. If the words "HTML (WARNING)" or 
> "XHTML (WARNING)" started appearing next to over 90 percent 
> of search results, people would not think that something was 
> wrong with 90 percent of Web pages. They would think that 
> something was wrong with the search engine. And they would be right.

Then it could say "(X)HTML Validated!" or "(X)HTML NOT-Validated."

The point is to create a reason why web site owners will ever care. People
will do a cost-benefit analysis of ensuring their (X)HTML validates and,
without a downside they clearly see,  too many will choose not to.

-Mike Schinkel

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