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DOM WG comments on latest XHTML draft

From: Lauren Wood <lauren@sqwest.bc.ca>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 1999 11:53:38 -0700
Message-Id: <199908181904.MAA18968@sqwest.bc.ca>
To: Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
The DOM WG has read section C.11 of the XHTML draft found at
http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Group/1999/xhtml1-19990727/

We have one concern with this. The draft states:
"2.Applications that access XHTML documents served as Internet 
media types text/html, text/xml, application/xml can also use the 
XML DOM. Elements and attributes will be returned in lower-case."

This is actually incorrect. XHTML documents served as text/html 
will not be able (necessarily) to access XML features such as PIs, 
and elements will be returned in upper-case, and attributes using 
the casing specified in the Level 1 HTML DOM (where it is 
specified). If you delete the text/html from the list of media types, 
then that will fix the problem.

regards,


Lauren
Received on Wednesday, 18 August 1999 15:04:49 GMT

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