protocol7 archive
1 July 2003

Normal Walsh nails it

On Echo:

“But I am astonished by the debate over escaped HTML. Most of the phrases that spring immediately to mind when I consider this debate are unprintable. At least, I’m not going to print them. Not in public. Here’s a sanitized summary: ‘are you freaking nuts?’”

From Normal Walsh weblog.

I agree with everything he says. We now have XML, why do we want to build tagsoup support into brand new specs. XHTML is an excellent format and there is absolutely brilliant applications for automatically converting your legacy content to wellformed and valid XHTML. Can we please move on.

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