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[whatwg] 3.5 'xhtml' instead of 'html' prefix

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 20:32:15 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0406252029490.14835@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Fri, 25 Jun 2004, Anne van Kesteren (fora) wrote:
>
> # @namespace html url(http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml);
> # :not(html|*)[html|repeat="template"],
> # html|*[|repeat="template"] { display: none; }
>
> Why is a 'html' prefix used here? It might be clearer to make that
> 'xhtml' (or 'foo'; something that can't be confused with the HTML used
> on "today's web").

Fair point. Switched to "xh".

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