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Re: Distributed Extensibility

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 09:24:19 -0500
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <1187015059.29837.25.camel@pav>

On Thu, 2007-08-02 at 11:16 -0400, Sam Ruby wrote:
> Original here:
> http://intertwingly.net/blog/2007/08/02/HTML5-and-Distributed-Extensibility
> 
[...]
> XML permits an alternate syntax, namely default namespaces.  In certain 
> circles, such a syntax is very popular.  Regrettably, allowing such a 
> syntax would pose problems for back level user agents, and therefore 
> must be disallowed in the HTML5 “custom format”.

I'm not familiar with those problems. I'd like more details;
maybe even test cases.


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