Advocating FDL University-courses
taw at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Jul 16 14:03:09 UTC 2002
On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 02:35:06PM +0100, Jaime E . Villate wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 02:51:58PM +0200, Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 02:35:06PM +0200, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > > There is no "Microsoft Word format", here is a bunch of different formats.
> > > Some of them are more or less decoded by free software.
> > The same can be said about HTML.
> Wrong. All existing versions of HTML are perfectly decoded by free software
> because the DTDs are publicly available at http://www.w3.org/ and an sgml
> parser can easily decide whether a document is valid or not.
Majoriity of HTML documents available online isn't valid according to
W3C standards. They use tons of browser-specific extensions and often
have bugs which nobody cares about as long as they work in major browsers.
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