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Re: ISSUE-54: doctype-legacy-compat

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2009 20:08:40 +0100
Message-ID: <49664F38.3080309@gmx.de>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Sam Ruby wrote:
> In today's conference call, the following issue was looked at:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/54
> 
> A number of people raised the issue that the solution in the current 
> draft only addressed one tool, and not all legacy tools.
> 
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the-doctype
> 
> The suggestion was made that the name of this doctype be changed from 
> xslt-compat to legacy-compat. Expressing support for this idea were 
> hsivonen, DanC, anne, gsnedders, smedero, and myself. (Note: I believe 
> that Julian was also OK with this idea too, but didn't manage to scribe 
> that)
> 
> Any objections?

No objections.

I personally liked Mike Smith's proposal (from back last year) just to 
use the empty string, but apparently that's just me.

The other thing that needs to be fixed in the spec is the requirement to 
only use that for XSLT 
(<http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=6336>).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 8 January 2009 19:09:26 UTC

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