[wp-hackers] Re: WordPress, web standards, and (X)HTML

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com
Mon Feb 12 12:00:51 GMT 2007

David Weitz wrote:

> I thought HTML Tidy only cleaned up HTML, not XML.

It cleans both HTML and XHTML, though neither massively well. I prefer
what I've seen of xmllint, myself. But what would either system do when
it encounters something it can't fix? And if fixes were applied
aggressively, could authorial intention be compromised?

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

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