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Re: mixed signals on "Writing HTML documents", tutorial, etc.

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 10:15:31 +0300
Message-Id: <D7AF440D-DCA0-47C6-904B-8E89645B905D@iki.fi>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "Philip Taylor (Webmaster)" <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>, Maurice Carey <maurice@thymeonline.com>, HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>

On Jun 19, 2007, at 00:04, Dan Connolly wrote:

> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
> The xmlns declaration is a mouthful, but it makes processing
> with XSLT/XPath straightforward.

Several WG participants (including me) are working on HTML5 parsing  
libraries that will make HTML5 XSLT/XPath-friendly without namespace  
declarations and without using an XML parser. At the moment, it is  
reasonable to speculate that these libraries will be mature long  
before teaching HTML5 to authors becomes topical.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Tuesday, 19 June 2007 07:12:34 UTC

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