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From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 17:13:22 +0100
To: "'Tex Texin'" <tex@i18nguy.com>, "'Martin Duerst'" <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>, "'Olivier Thereaux'" <ot@w3.org>
Message-ID: <003301c334eb$60823210$ec01000a@w3c40upc3ma3j2>

Hi Tex,

> 1) The notation (X)HTML is confusing. Let's not use it. 
> Earlier, I thought this referred to any of XML, XHTML, HTML. 
> I have since learned that it is used to refer to only XHTML 
> and HTML and excludes XML. Since it is non-standard and not 
> well known, the Q&A should be explicit and reference HTML and XHTML.

I think X/HTML is confusing in the way you say, but not (X)HTML.
However I note from a quick look at their page, the HTML WG seems to use
HTML/XHTML.  Perhaps we should follow suit.  

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