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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 05 Aug 2008 08:15:42 +0200
Message-ID: <4897F00E.1090707@gmx.de>
To: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Chris Wilson wrote:
> 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.

I consider myself a "content person", and the lack of XHTML support in 
IE certainly is one of biggest issues I have with IE.

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 5 August 2008 06:16:25 UTC

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