[ANN] Kludgey workarounds for IE and Netscape

Toby Speight tms at ansa.co.uk
Mon Sep 14 19:14:23 BST 1998

John> John Cowan <URL:mailto:cowan at locke.ccil.org>

0> In article <35F93D78.B8325124 at locke.ccil.org>, John wrote:

John> James Clark wrote:

>> The term "well-formed HTML" as used in section 1 of the XSL WD does
>> not mean SGML that conforms to HTML 4.0. It means well-formed XML
>> that uses element types and attributes from HTML.

John> Well and good.  But "uses element types" etc. is vague: all element
John> types, or only some of them?  It can't (straightforwardly) be all
John> of them, because SCRIPT and STYLE are CDATA elements, and so have
John> no XML equivalents.

Whether element content is CDATA or #PCDATA is relevant only to a parser.
Once you have (for example) a grove representation, an application can't
tell the difference between the subtrees representing the two types of


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