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Re: Using XPointer with HTML

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 18:51:13 +0100 (BST)
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
cc: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>, <www-annotation@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>, HTML WG <w3c-html-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20020410184727.H644-100000@fenris.webthing.com>

On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

> So one approach the RE group could take is to define a document namespace
> which is in fact defined as the Tidied version of something, where there is a
> reulst defined for when Tidy just gives up.
>
> A variation is to annotate a given docuemnt with an annotation type of
> "valid XML representation so we know what the xpointers refer to" or
> something, and make Xpointers refer to that (and define it, also, as the
> result of applying Tidy or something, so the actual thing can be
> autogenerated).

Yes, that's essentially what Jim and I are doing.


>	 Anyone want to make a server that does this?


Yes.  A server doing exactly that is in the very-near-future plans,
as a demo application of mod_xml.  It'll be somewhat akin to tidy,
but (unlike tidy) it is DTD-aware.


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