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Re: [Lynx-dev] Encoding

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Encoding
Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2006 07:56:40 -0500
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On Sat, Mar 04, 2006 at 10:26:43AM +0000, David Woolley wrote:
> > then it's not html (lynx is doing what it was designed to do, though
> > that could be nicer, of course).
> And as I hinted before, IE also doesn't have proper XHTML support, even
> if it has better heuristics for dealing with XHTML 1.0 which violates
> appendix C but is served as text/html, and noting that appendix C already
> relies on de facto universal violations of the HTML specification in
> browsers.  You should not serve XHTML if you want to support IE.

yes, I understood that.  Reading the discussion last year about xhtml,
it was apparent that your comment about fashion applied to many of the
examples - it appears that some people simply put an xml tag on the
beginning of the file, and it wouldn't validate under any scheme.

Thomas E. Dickey

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