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Re: On ISSUE-41: Decentralized extensibility

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 08:37:16 +0200
Message-ID: <4888231C.7010808@gmx.de>
To: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
CC: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Chris Wilson wrote:
> ...
>>> I think it's a poor language that doesn't think about its own
>>> extensibility,
>> XML obviously does extensibility.  All HTML features are available in an
>> XML language, XHTML.  Why do we need for HTML to be arbitrarily
>> extensible with any vocabulary, when we already have XHTML which does
>> that?
> 
> Because I don't think we really have XHTML.  Or maybe I'm misreading interest in strict XML implementations of HTML5.
> ...

There is certainly a large group of people over here who dislike XML in 
principle.

I guess the others are eagerly waiting for the moment when they can 
serve XHTML (as XML!) to all major browsers :-).

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 24 July 2008 06:38:01 GMT

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