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Re: pre-XHTML discussions: sprinkles/islands [was: ...]

From: Arjun Ray <aray@q2.net>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 00:18:27 -0500 (EST)
To: www-html@w3.org
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On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, Dan Connolly wrote:

> Very little was actually agreed. In particular...
> 
> | The discussion of using XML markup in HTML documents such that it
> | would be "significant" to stylesheet and DOM implementations did 
> | not reach a clear consensus. 

No surprise!:)  This is a very non-trivial problem.
 
> Somebody (hint hint) was supposed to draft a proposal for review:
> 
> | A proposal for a "sprinkles" mechanism is the subject of a Working
> | Draft in progress. 
> 
> but that never happened.

The WD didn't need to happen.  Why bother with a proposal when you can
present a fait accompli?

*That's* what the O2K "barf" is really about.  Of course, we can all
go on pretending otherwise...


Arjun
Received on Wednesday, 23 February 2000 23:50:27 GMT

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