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Re: Understanding the "applicable specifications" clause (was: Re: Decentralised extensibility idea (ISSUE-41))

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2010 11:32:20 +0200
Message-Id: <9063BA62-5C04-48C7-8C8C-A0C3710AF127@iki.fi>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Jan 31, 2010, at 23:11, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:

> http://www.amplesdk.com/examples/aml/maps/
> 
> The page is served as text/HTML (more specifically with the HTML5 
> doctype) - to all Web browsers, and implements AmpleSDK's XML language 
> - AML - with namespaces and everything, inside the <script> element.
> 
> Perhaps limiting namespaces to the <script> element and children of the 
> <script> element is worth a shot? (My 2.5 cent.)

The whole point of this technique is that the script element has no element children when parsed as text/html. Putting an XML-looking text child in script is already a permitted extension point. (However, the xmlns:aml="http://www.amplesdk.com/ns/aml" bit on the script start tag is not permitted by the spec.)

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