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Re: Research: "Elemental XHTML"

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 00:20:58 +0100
Message-ID: <03a801c29fd9$a1d4c270$df13fea9@srx41p>
To: "Micah Dubinko" <mdubinko@yahoo.com>, <www-html-editor@w3.org>, "HTML WG" <w3c-html-wg@w3.org>

Actually the underlying idea goes much deeper: why are attributes
unstructured in XML?

See http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-xml-plenary/2000Mar/0000.html
for a discussion by Henry Thompson.

Best wishes,

Steven Pemberton

----- Original Message -----
From: "Micah Dubinko" <mdubinko@yahoo.com>
To: <www-html-editor@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 6:57 PM
Subject: Research: "Elemental XHTML"


>
> Greetings,
>
> I have been thinking recently about some of the innovations in XHTML
> 2.0, such as widespread linking attributes. It's probably at least
> worth looking at other ways the vocabulary can be normalized.
>
> With that, I'd like to point you to a paper called "Elemental XHTML",
> which takes a look at what XHTML would look like if it avoided using
> attributes:
>
> * to contain human-readable text
> * to contain lists
> * to contain 'micro-parsed' values
>
> The result is located at
> http://dubinko.info/writing/elemental/
>
> I hope you find this information useful.
>
> Thanks,
>
> .micah
>
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