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Re: [xml-dev] IE9 and application/xhtml+xml

On Fri, 2011-08-19 at 19:08 -0400, Rand McRanderson wrote:
> My understanding (correct me if I am wrong) is that xhtml that doesn't
> match html5 standards (ie, no namespace usage, only certain tags
> self-closing) must have the proper mimetype.

XHTML is designed so that it can be "understood" by HTML 4 parsers when
served as text/html -- as long as you use <br /> (with a space) and so

HTML 5 isn't a Recommendation yet, so all bets are off on what will
happen there.


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