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Re: [xml-dev] Deployability of XMLised HTML - authoritative survey?[redux]

On 16/03/2012 13:06, Dan Brickley wrote:
> Hi
> I understand from anecdotal reports and my own experiments that it is
> possible to get most (recent?) browsers to sensibly interpret and render
> well formed XML that "looks a lot like" HTML. With much of HTML, this is
> just a matter of matching case and closing</LI>  etc. The treatment of
> HTML's<HR>  and<BR>  as<HR />  and<BR />  is, it seems, workable.
> I'd very much like to hear that these anecdotes are true, and that
> someone somewhere has undertaken a more comprehensive survey of browser
> behaviour. I guess something like this must be going on in the
> HTML-futures area -- if so a URL pointer would be very much appreciated.
> Thanks for any references,
> Dan

There are lots of gotchas and special cases to beware of see



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