[whatwg] HTML5 competing with XML

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 13:29:10 PDT 2009

On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 2:47 PM, Thomas Broyer<t.broyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 9:17 PM, Anton Frattaroli wrote:
>> Mixing markup languages also makes the DOCTYPE declaration pretty much null
>> and void.  What’s the point of a DTD if you’re going to add in other DTDs?
> There's no DTD for HTML5, so…

To be even more specific, HTML5 isn't an SGML-based language at all.
It merely bears superficial resemblance to SGML-based languages such
as HTML4.


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