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Re: The only name for the xml serialisation of html5

From: Dean Edridge <dean@55.co.nz>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 16:46:49 +1200
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <46D79D39.3080601@55.co.nz>

Karl Dubost wrote:
>
>
> Dean Edridge (30 aot 2007 - 20:37) :
>> To my understanding XHTML 2 is not an XML serialisation of HTML, but 
>> a whole new language based on XML, not HTML4 or XHTML1.x.
>
> Just a clarification point if necessary (and not taking side on this 
> debate).
> The "X" in XHTML 1.0 doesn't mean "XML serialization", but extensible.
>
>      XHTML 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language
>      http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/
>
> Maybe it should have been called "ehtml". :)
>
> PS:
> For now, when I talk about serializations of html5, I use
>     html5/html
>     html5/xml
> and try to use html5 only for the abstract model, not the syntax.
>
>
Yes I know that the X was supposed to stand for extensible. But in 
reality I think it has come to stand for XML. And this makes a lot more 
sense as it is the serialisation of the language that really is the 
difference between HTML and XHTML.

-- 
Dean Edridge
http://www.zealmedia.co.nz/
Received on Friday, 31 August 2007 04:46:59 UTC

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