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RE: Deciding in public (Was: SVGWG SVG-in-HTML proposal)

From: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2008 16:04:04 -0700
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D12127075745E648BBC075EF46983E17117CCE0EFC@TK5-EXMBX-W603v.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>

Boris Zbarsky [mailto:bzbarsky@MIT.EDU] wrote:
>The "obvious lack of belief" you mention is more like "obvious
>resignation to the fact that IE isn't planning to support XHTML any time
>soon, so it's not usable in practice unless you're willing to require a
>non-IE browser"
>That is, it's simply part of your "realities of deploying XHTML, given
>that it is not supported in current versions of IE".  There is no
>separate reality here involving other browser implementors, where your
>message implies there is one.
>I'm not sure what gave you this idea.  From what I can tell, said "other
>browsers" are committed to supporting an XML serialization of HTML and
>to fixing bugs in said support.  What else were you looking for in terms
>of "interest"?

Other browser vendors and content people seem much more interested in kicking us about other deficiencies than our lack of XHTML.

Received on Monday, 4 August 2008 23:04:52 UTC

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