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Re: Point of Extensibility

From: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2008 20:26:20 +0100
Message-ID: <47F28C5C.5010705@cam.ac.uk>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org

Julian Reschke wrote:
> How about stating that any element with an attribute "xmlns", being set 
> to something different from "" or the XHTML namespace name, implies <ext>?

Lots of existing content uses attributes named "xmlns" -- see e.g. 
<http://philip.html5.org/data/xmlns.txt>. (Only 45 pages in the data set 
had XML content-types, so this is pretty much all text/html). It seems 
that compatibility requirements will make it impossible to base anything 
on the "xmlns" attribute.

> BR, Julian

Philip Taylor
Received on Tuesday, 1 April 2008 19:27:13 UTC

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