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Re: Maturity Re: (of XML)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 19:20:27 +0200
Message-ID: <46B0C0DB.9010608@gmx.de>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
CC: Philip Taylor <philip@zaynar.demon.co.uk>, public-html@w3.org

Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> Please let's not go here again. HTML 5 *does* allow people to write 
> old-school HTML tag soup, and provides a way to know what will happen to 
> it in a good HTML5-capable browser. And I suspect it will continue to do 
> so, since there are number of strong advocates for it...

Yes.

> The issue of whether the spec should say "HTML good, XML bad" is 
> seperate from whether it should keep doing this - and while one opinion 
> was expressed that we go too far in doing so, I haven't seen any real 
> support for changing that. The issue in question is probably divisive 

Please count me as a supporter for rephrasing this.

> enough. Let's try not to swallow the flamebait...

Well, the easiest way to avoid that is not to put in claims like "XML 
bad" in the first place :-)

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 1 August 2007 17:21:06 UTC

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