[whatwg] Stability of tokenizing/dom algorithms

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Dec 15 13:52:25 PST 2008

On Mon, 15 Dec 2008, Edward Z. Yang wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > I'm not saying don't be standards-compliant; I'm just saying use a subset 
> > of HTML5 that you feel comfortable with (which might also be a subset of 
> > HTML4, for that matter, just with the HTML5 DOCTYPE so that you don't have 
> > to worry about exactly which version you want to follow).
> Sounds good, since HTML4 is a strict subset of HTML5 (correct me if I'm 
> wrong?)

Mostly, yes. (There are exceptions, but they're not things you'd really 
want to be using anyway, e.g. obscure SGML features.)

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