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Re: Why DOCTYPE Declarations for XHTML?

From: Murray Altheim <altheim@eng.sun.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 11:20:25 -0800
Message-ID: <387F76F9.80EC403C@eng.sun.com>
To: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
CC: "www-html@w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>
John Cowan wrote:
> 
> Murray Altheim wrote:
> 
> > You can't put a conditional section in an internal subset. Your statement
> > is untrue in XML 1.0.
> 
> Say what?  There's no problem with a conditional section in an external
> parameter entity invoked from the internal subset, which is what we
> have here.  Conditional sections are only forbidden when they
> appear *directly* in the internal subset.

Oops. You're correct. My mind was probably numbed after trying to read 
that last message.

> BTW, is XHTML 1.0 going to be deprecated when XHTML 1.1 comes to
> fruition?

Although XHTML 1.0 is considered to be of 'transitional' value, there 
has been no discussion whatsoever of deprecating its usage.

Murray

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Murray Altheim                                   <mailto:altheim@sonic.net>
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