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Re: HTML5 output method

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 16:51:08 +0100
Message-ID: <4D121E6C.6080302@kosek.cz>
To: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
CC: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>, public-html-xml@w3.org
James Clark wrote:
> A bigger problem is whether the serializer should expect SVG and MathML
>> elements to be in a namespace or not.
> Aso HTML elements.  Given the DOM that HTML5 builds, it would seem natural
> for the output method to recognize elements in the HTML namespace as HTML
> elements.

I think that both HTML elements in no namespace and in
http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml namespace should be treated by this output
method as HTML elements. This way it would be easy to turn both existing
HTML and XHTML producing stylesheets into HTML5 producing stylesheets.


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