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Re: [XBL] XBL 2.0 Semantic-free XML elements

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2006 01:02:09 +0000 (UTC)
To: karl@w3.org
Cc: public-appformats@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0610060055340.19875@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 5 Oct 2006 karl@w3.org wrote:
>
># Similarly, XBL elements (other than the xbl element itself) that do not 
># have a correct xbl element as an ancestor are in error too, and UAs 
># must ignore them, treating them as they would any arbitrary 
># semantic-free XML element. 
>
> What is a semantic-free XML element? There is no definition for this.

It's an element that has no semantics. Where's the ambiguity? Why does 
this need a definition? The term is self-explanatory.


> How does it differ in the processing for User agents?

Differ from what?


> What a user agent is supposed to do with something which is not s 
> semantic-free XML element?

Whatever the element's semantics are defined as requiring the UA to do. I 
don't really understand the question here.

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