On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 4:27 PM, Laurence Rowe <l...@lrowe.co.uk> wrote:

> Unfortunately it's not possible to generate that from an xslt
> processor / libxml2 / lxml, and in order to trigger the xhtml output
> mode (so you get <br /> with the space) you need to specify an xhtml
> 1.0 doctype to be output. It seems quite likely with deco / blocks /
> xdv that we will have an lxml based output chain, so we will be
> restricted in what's possible. This has been brought up previously on
> the libxml2 list, though without resolution (I can't find the
> reference to that right now).

I'm thinking it will be easier to get libxml2/lxml to add this than to
change the HTML5 spec.

> Also here http://www.w3.org/2008/08/cleantheweb/libxml  and here
> http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/FAQ#What_MIME_type_does_HTML5_use.3F it
> states the Content-Type should be application/xhtml+xml for the xml
> serialization, so I guess absolute conformity may be impossible,
> though self-closing tags seem to be allowed for the html serialization
> too so maybe we're ok there.

Yes, that's what I meant. HTML serialization, but self-closing tags.

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