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Re: Strategic decision time

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 13:58:50 +0100
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Aaron M Leventhal <aleventh@us.ibm.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "public-xhtml2@w3.org" <public-xhtml2@w3.org>, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org, "wai-xtech@w3.org" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
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[sorry, retransmission to correct address line bug]
Ian Hickson writes:

> The cost of aria: is that it puts up a huge barrier for migration from 
> HTML to XML, thus reducing the value of the XML universe.

That's the second time someone has said this.  Please explain.  Please
note that pages using aria: and following the methodology I've
recommended work _today_ whether served as text/html or
application/xhtml+xml, which suggests they _en_courage migration. . .

ht
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