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Re: If we have versioning, it should be in an attribute, not the doctype

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 20:09:55 -0500
Message-ID: <46256FE3.8050605@mit.edu>
To: Murray Maloney <murray@muzmo.com>
CC: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

Murray Maloney wrote:
> That would be in keeping with Web Architecture and available tools.
> Why not a namespace?

If the namespace is actually a namespace, this would have pretty adverse effects 
on styling (e.g. CSS selectors that have the XHTML namespace would not apply to 
those nodes).

If it's not actually a namespace, then a version number would be a lot clearer.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 18 April 2007 01:10:20 UTC

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