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new XSLT output methods, was: several messages

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 13:32:07 +0200
Message-ID: <48BE75B7.3030201@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, 03 Sep 2008 13:18:30 +0200, Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz> wrote:
>> The second issue, is development of completely new output method for
>> HTML5 in future versions of XSLT. This output method has to accommodate
>> changes made in HTML5 from HTML4 including for example:
>>
>> - extended list of void elements
>> - change of namespace, HTML4 documents were not in namespace
>> - proper serialization of vocabularies that have or will have special
>> standing in HTML5, like MathML or SVG
>> - ...
>>
>> Once are those issues related to serialization of HTML5 somehow frozen
>> or at least enough stable I'm going to propose new output method in XSL
>> WG. However I'm not sure if such method will find its way into real W3C
>> Recommendation unless HTML5 is at least Proposed Recommendation.
>>
>> So, if 2015 XSLT 3.0 will be commonly used with output method
>> appropriate for HTML5 we can drop "XSLT-compat", until then we should
>> keep it.
> 
> Does XSLT allow other specifications to define an output method? 
> Defining it seems pretty trivial and could just be part of HTML5.

Of course it does, using a qualified name.

BR, Julian (ducks)
Received on Wednesday, 3 September 2008 11:32:58 UTC

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