[whatwg] text/html flavor conformance checkers and <foo />

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Feb 24 15:44:21 PST 2006

On Mon, 25 Apr 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> That was my first though too, until Henri pointed out he was talking 
> about conformance checkers and not about parsers.

As far as the syntax goes, there's no difference, except that conformance 
checkers are required to report errors (other UAs aren't), and conformance 
checkers may abort on the first error (other UAs must recover as the spec 
describes for each particular error).

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