[whatwg] The problems with namespaces in text/html
lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Sun Nov 5 04:53:42 PST 2006
Elliotte Harold wrote:
> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> A conforming HTML5 byte stream is *never* a well-formed XML 1.0 byte
> Really? Never?
Yes, never! For one, a conforming HTML 5 (not XHTML 5) document
requires the DOCTYPE to be <!DOCTYPE html> and that is not well-formed XML.
> There are many HTML 4 documents that are well-formed XML documents?
> Are these not legal HTML 5 documents?
No. That's like asking is a valid HTML 3.2 document a conforming HTML
4.01 document!? No, it's not!
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