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Re: Choosing name for XML serialization (Was: Re: HTML5 differences from HTML4 editor's draft (XHTML5 and XHTML2))

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 10:17:56 -0500
Message-ID: <da131fde0706230817h7dd29711n7f848740d848fdc5@mail.gmail.com>
To: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Cc: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Jirka Kosek" <jirka@kosek.cz>, "Craig Francis" <craig@synergycms.com>, "Ben Boyle" <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>

HTML and HTMLx ?

On 6/23/07, Craig Francis <craig@synergycms.com> wrote:
>
> On 21 Jun 2007, at 11:52, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> > On Jun 21, 2007, at 3:12 AM, Jirka Kosek wrote:
> >> It really seems that with regard to XHTML name and XHTML namespace
> >> both
> >> WG are not willing to agree on some compromise. Even when there are
> >> approaches that IMHO should satisfy both groups (for example using
> >> XHTML1.5 for XML serialization of HTML5,
> >
> > I think XHTML1.5 would be an OK name and I don't think the HTML WG
> > as a whole would object. But the XHTML2 WG stated that they don't
> > want the XML serialization of HTML5 to use "XHTML" in the name at
> > all. I don't think that is a reasonable request.
>
>
>
> On 22 Jun 2007, at 03:26, Ben Boyle wrote:
>
> > There ya go, just call it "xHTML" with a little x.
> > Personally I think W3C need to decide if HTML and XHTML are the
> > same language, or represent a variant/fork. The names and version
> > numbers should reflect this. Maybe it really would best to do away
> > with "XHTML" anything and just use HTML5 (and it can be HTML or XML
> > syntax).
>
>
>
> Could we not use a different name for the XML version of HTML5? perhaps:
>
>    HTML-XML5
>
> This is using the same theory behind naming FTPS and SFTP, where both
> are two different systems.
>
> Craig
>
>
>
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