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Re: Add new tags to HTML

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 1999 10:12:12 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
To: Tim Bagot <tsb@ox.compsoc.net>
cc: HTML mailing list <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.9906031005150.-325317@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Tue, 1 Jun 1999, Tim Bagot wrote:

> On Tue, 1 Jun 1999, Braden N. McDaniel wrote:
> 
> > 3.1 of the XHTML spec currently says that conforming XHTML documents *must*
> > be valid to one of the XHTML DTDs. So I think the answer is: you can't do
> > that.
> 
> Could one still validly use XHTML with XML namespaces, thereby
> permitting the embedding of document segments using other DTDs
> (and, presumably, style sheets)?

Yes, this is ok, but the XHTML 1.0 spec defines strict conformance
only in terms of the DTDs included in the spec. The W3C HTML
activity is chartered to work on defining document profiles for
combinations of XHTML modules and other tagsets.

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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