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Re: TAG Decision on Rescinding the request to the HTML WG to develop a polyglot guide

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:44:03 +0100
Message-ID: <50FFBEF3.1070904@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: public-html@w3.org
On 22/01/13 22:26, Charles McCathie Nevile wrote:

>>> I am about to release BlueGriffon 1.6 so this is clearly too late for
>>> this version.
>>> So, if for 1.7, I add a "Polyglot" checkbox to the New Document dialog
>>> in the case of html5 (xml serialization), will you consider BlueGriffon
>>> as an implementation? That checkbox would strip the xml declaration from
>>> the document serialization on save or PUT.
>> I would definitely propose it to this WG as a polyglot implementation
>> then!
> Yes, it seems this could clearly qualify as an independent implementation.

Ok. In my own builds, I just added

   readonly attribute bool hasXMLDeclaration;

to Document.idl; that seems the minimal change required
to support polyglot so le me try an implementation.
Please don't discuss the quality of that change, it's only a test.

It is clearly not enough for full XML support that require to put back
xmlEncoding, xmlVersion and xmlStandalone.

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