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Re: 3.6. The root element

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 15:22:16 +0200
To: "Robert Burns" <rob@robburns.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Cc: "Jason White" <jason@jasonjgw.net>
Message-ID: <op.twdt3exu64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 01 Aug 2007 15:17:53 +0200, Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com> wrote:
>> If the value of the xmlns attribute is not http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml  
>> the whole XHTML transition idea is false and the author probably made a  
>> mistake.
>
> I think it's hard for us to know, in advance, how authors will use this.

The whole reason this is allowed is because a significant number of  
authors use it[1], for this reason. This is also the reason, as indicated  
by the draft specification, why this is allowed.

[1]<http://code.google.com/webstats/2005-12/pageheaders.html>


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Anne van Kesteren
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