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The "request for an element" nonsense...

From: kelvSYC <kelvsyc@shaw.ca>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 17:38:01 -0600
To: W3 HTML Mailing List <www-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <B97DA2F9.2252%kelvsyc@shaw.ca>

Maybe it seems redundant (maybe even stupid), but should there be some sort
of informative document about how to import your own tags in XHTML so that
these "request for an element" is unnecessary?

This could pave the way for the removal of many elements from XHTML
(although it's also a step backwards), such as <span>, <quote>, and the
like.

PS. I'm saying that it's redundant since the Modularization Recommendation
already has something like it, and that it's stupid because knowledge of the
XML Namespaces mechanism makes it seem trivial...
Received on Monday, 12 August 2002 19:38:51 GMT

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