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Re: How to handle non HTML formats embedded in HTML (Re: Comment on ITS 2.0 WD-its20-20121206 - Inline global rules in XHTML)

From: Shaun McCance <shaunm@gnome.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2013 09:45:08 -0500
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Cc: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>, public-multilingualweb-lt-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <1359729908.2220.319.camel@recto>
On Thu, 2013-01-31 at 22:20 +0100, Jirka Kosek wrote:
> On 31.1.2013 20:59, Felix Sasaki wrote:
> 
> >> and what about the XML vocabularies like SVG in XHTML5 and HTML5?
> > 
> > I don't know the answer to this question, but I think it deserves a
> > different thread - hence this mail with a different topic. Jirka or
> > others, can you have a look?
> 
> I think that story is easy there. As HTML doesn't offer real distributed
> extensibility and lacks mechanism similar to XML namespaces you can't
> use ITS on SVG fragment inserted inside HTML document.

I thought the HTML5 spec defined including SVG and MathML in such
a way that they're implicitly assigned their canonical namespaces
when selected with e.g. document.evaluate. Am I misremembering?

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Shaun
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