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RE: how to close html tags : link, meta,...

Subject: RE: how to close html tags : link, meta,...
From: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2003 13:48:46 +0200
close html
> From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Andrew Welch
> Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 12:21 PM
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE:  how to close html tags : link, meta,...
> > This just means that it doesn't make sense to send XHTML to IE,
> because it
> > doesn't support it. Where's the news here?
> Not really.  The xhtml method of xslt 2.0 will produce <div></div>, not
> <div/>.  So it's not that IE doesn't understand xhtml, it doesn't
> understand xml - which I find perfectly reasonable.

Nope. XHTML *is* XML. A browser that does understand <div></div> but doesn't
understand <div/> clearly does not conform to the XHTML standard.

> What I find less reasonable, is that we are allowed d-o-e and all that
> comes with it, but we are not allowed a minimise="no". It causes no
> problems, is still xml, doesn't even break well-formedness etc.  It is
> only A Good Thing.

Well, the best fix would be to disallow d-o-e as well :-)

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