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Re: The non-polyglot elephant in the room

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 16:59:00 +0900
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20130122075859.GP46651@sideshowbarker>
Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, 2013-01-22 09:52 +0200:

> On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 7:18 AM, Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:
> > All of which is true for EPUB2 I guess. But my point was that there is no
> > strong technical reason to perpetuate the XHTML-only requirement further
> > into EPUB3 -- and (to repeat something for emphasis) that text/html HTML
> > could be made usable in EPUB3 books simply by having the EPUB3 spec state
> > that HTML is usable in EPUB3 books.
> Considering what I said in this email and in the one you replied to, I
> think it made sense to limit EPUB3 to XHTML-only, too.

Yeah, I can see that now. Still, it's sad.


Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike
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