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Re: Comments on WD-html-in-xml-19990224

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 1999 21:21:55 -0800
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19990226132215.00ba4b00@pop.intergate.bc.ca>
To: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>, www-html-editor@w3.org
Cc: XML Dev <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
At 03:07 PM 2/26/99 -0500, John Cowan wrote:
>1) I believe that the introduction of a media type "text/xhtml" is
>a mistake.  

I can see this point of view.

>Instead, it would be better to attach a media-type
>attribute specifying the formal public identifier of the DTD.

?!? find me somewhere in a W3C or IETF document where the FPI has
any standing.  Standards-anality aside, this is a real problem,
because there is *no interoperable resolution mechanism*.  Surely
you can't be serious.

 -Tim
Received on Monday, 1 March 1999 00:22:37 GMT

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