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Re: DOM Level 2 HTML specification updated

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 15:21:10 -0500
Message-ID: <3BDF0BB6.20A59BA6@w3.org>
To: www-dom@w3.org
> Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 14:59:21 -0700
> From: David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net>
> Message-id: <1a3801c15da0$4dc82f40$6800000a@brownell.org>
> Subject: Re: DOM Level 2 HTML specification updated
> > With this new update, the DOM Working Group is also proposing to allow
> > use of the DOM HTML with XHTML 1.0 documents. However, there is no consensus
> > within W3C Working Groups for this proposal. Comments are highly welcome.
> Why isn't this an "of course, just allow it" no-brainer?

Unfortunately, I don't have a clear answer to this question. My current
understanding is that some people are concerned about moving XHTML back
into the HTML world: if XHTML is XML, then you should be able to address
it with the DOM XML. Therefore, there is no need for a DOM XHTML.

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