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Re: HTML/XML Task Force Minutes 18 January 2011

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 19:31:22 -0500
To: Kurt Cagle <kurt.cagle@gmail.com>
Cc: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, public-html-xml@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110121003122.GC13750@mercury.ccil.org>
Kurt Cagle scripsit:

> Are there applications that should only be viewed as being workable within
> XHTML and not HTML? Or, to put it another way, is there an upper level of
> complexity beyond which the benefit of trying to fit an XML vocabulary into
> HTML is simply not worth the effort? I see this as a limiting case to
> determine where the boundaries are between the two versions of the language
> (for instance, it may very well be that XForms is simply not a viable
> proposition for HTML).

I think such documents would not be XHTML but compound documents that are
XHTML+Whatever.

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