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[Bug 14689] xml-stylesheet with type=text/xsl needs to be handled explicitly

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Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:55:47 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14689

--- Comment #17 from Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org> 2012-09-06 13:55:46 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #14)
> Sorry, what does "this release" mean, if not HTML 5?  The idea that HTML5
> should not include support for a core behaviour of XML on the web, which has
> been supported by all shipping browsers for many years, seems bonkers.  I'm
> speaking for myself, but I expect the XML Core WG will shortly say exactly the
> same thing, officially and strenuously.

It means 5.0 — after that there's 5.1. We're pursing an aggressive timeline to
get 5.0 out and there simply is no way that I can see of the work required here
to fit into that frame.

We're going to be developing the current version and the next version in
parallel, and HTML.next is not expected to come 15 years later but rather in
relatively quick succession, with incremental changes being folded in as they
are ready.

So the idea is not that we're excluding this but rather that we're not solving
it this month. I can only hope that the XML WG will understand that as
consensus creeps in this petty pace from day to day we can't address all
problems at once, and do have to prioritise so that we release something before
our brief candles are out.

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