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Re: Maturity of XML

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 15:20:08 +0200
Message-ID: <46B08888.1000203@gmx.de>
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Jirka Kosek wrote:
> Hi,
> in the section 1.4.1 (http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#html-vs) there is:
> "Generally speaking, authors are discouraged from trying to use XML on
> the Web, because XML has much stricter syntax rules than the "HTML5"
> variant described above, and is relatively newer and therefore less mature."
> ...

Out of context, this sounds really bad, because it looks like an attempt 
to discourage use of XML *in general*. Minimally, this should be 
rephrased to say "XHTML" instead of "XML".

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 1 August 2007 13:20:25 UTC

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