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Re: Change Proposals for ISSUE-41 (D.E.) vs XHTML and IE9

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 02:54:53 -0700
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <1E2F91C9-D0DB-4790-A601-C40729588C9A@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Mar 17, 2010, at 2:41 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Hi,
>
> for those who didn't notice because of all the other newsworthy  
> stuff about IE9: there will finally be proper XHTML support.
>
> For ISSUE-41 this means that we *do* have a well-defined mechanism  
> that works in current versions of Chrome/Firefox/Opera/Safari, and  
> will work in the next version of IE.
>
> Therefore it appears it would be good not come up with something  
> *completely* different just for text/html.

You could also take this as an argument that we don't need to add XML- 
style namespaces to text/html, since anyone wishing to use them will  
be free to use XHTML.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Wednesday, 17 March 2010 09:55:26 GMT

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