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Re: XHTML 1.1 with namespaces enabled? (PR#651)

From: William F. Hammond <hammond@csc.albany.edu>
Date: 06 Feb 2002 10:44:42 -0500
To: "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: <jscript@pacbell.net>, <w3c-html-wg@w3.org>, <voyager-issues@mn.aptest.com>, <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <i78za6bonp.fsf@pluto.math.albany.edu>
"Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl> writes:

> > <!DOCTYPE html:html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN"
. . .
> > <html:html xmlns:html="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
> > <html:head><html:title></html:title></html:head>
. . .
> The root element is still <html>, you've just made the namespace explicit
> (normally it is defaulted). There's no problem.

Is it being suggested that this is preferable to:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN"
. . .
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

??

It looks rather grotesque to me -- not that one is _supposed_ to
look at it.

                                    -- Bill
Received on Wednesday, 6 February 2002 10:44:50 GMT

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