[whatwg] Validator.nu Bug: "Error: XHTML element noscript not allowed as child of XHTML element head in this context."

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Fri Aug 27 06:59:15 PDT 2010

On 27.08.2010 12:32, Hugh Guiney wrote:
> Ah, thanks. I guess the error is just confusing then in that it calls
> it "XHTML element noscript", which led me to think that it was indeed
> part of XHTML. I think some indication otherwise might prove
> beneficial to users.
> But, I thought XHTML5 was just an XML serialization of HTML5, so why
> is this the case? I just read the rationale behind it, but despite not
> being best practice shouldn't it be at the very least allowed?
> ...

The HTML WG is currently discussing whether it should be deprecated (in 
HTML), see <http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10068>.

If the outcome of this is that there are good use cases for <noscript>, 
I'd expect that it will also be allowed in XHTML.

Best regards, Julian

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