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Re: Moving XBL et al. forward

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 13:55:43 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTik5SPOufMQq=iv3ss_LNHdVZvFXqV7voYUtzsmR@mail.gmail.com>
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>
On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 1:51 PM, Daniel Glazman
<daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:
> Le 10/03/11 16:46, Cameron McCormack a écrit :
>
>> 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.
>
> I disagree. If you do that, the HTML serialization of a binding won't
> be usable in a user agent having no knowledge of HTML.

The HTML serialization of an ordinary web page isn't usable in a user
agent having no knowledge of HTML, either.  Why is this different?

~TJ
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