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Re: several messages

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 15:03:03 +0200
Message-ID: <48BE8B07.6060202@kosek.cz>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> I don't think it's fair that HTML5 should bend over backwards to cater
> for XSLT any more than other authoring tools, especially when, as you
> pointed out, the DOCTYPE is only a very minor issue compared with
> supporting all the other new features of HTML5.  Just accept the fact
> that XSLT 1.0 is not designed for outputting HTML5 and is limited to
> outputting a mostly HTML4 compatible subset of it, and get one with
> defining the new output method that solves all the issues together.

I would really appreciate if you can go through all previous
correspondence related to this issue and then try to evaluate how your
statement fits within HTML WG charter.

> Also, I think the idea of this WG defining a new output method for XSLT
> is absurd.

Indeed, were I proposing that?

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