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Re: Moving XBL et al. forward

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 10:46:40 +1300
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Cc: Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@chromium.org>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "ext Klotz, Leigh" <Leigh.Klotz@xerox.com>
Message-ID: <20110310214640.GD7360@wok.mcc.id.au>
Daniel Glazman:
> Ok, so don't focus on the "proposal" word in my message. My comment
> still stands : keeping XBL as an XML-based thing is good for user
> agents that don't need to have knowledge of a given dialect, HTML
> for instance.

We should think of XBL as being a DOM-based thing, rather than an XML-
based thing.  Then we can have HTML syntax for the cases where
everything is within a text/html document, and XML syntax for the cases
like the ones I brought up, where you might be purely within an SVG
document.

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Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
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