[Expat-discuss] Quick crazy question: HTML?
Mon, 12 Mar 2001 02:58:40 -0800
On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 02:09:26AM -0800, Dru Nelson wrote:
> How hard would it be to get expat to handle your typical
> HTML as well? I'm talking about the typical sloppy
> HTML out in the wild?
Very hard. Super difficult. Insane work. ... :-)
XML was designed *expressly* to get away from the sloppiness of HTML. One of
its main design points is to be absolutely rigorous. From that standpoint,
there isn't even a desire/motivation to make Expat provide tolerance.
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/