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Re: Feedback on XHTML 2.0 WD (20030131)

From: Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 10:08:50 +0100
To: Brant Langer Gurganus <brantgurganus2001@cherokeescouting.org>
Cc: www-html@w3.org, www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-Id: <200303281008.51793.Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>

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Hi Brant,


Am Donnerstag, 27. März 2003 21:28 schrieb Brant Langer Gurganus:
> Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer wrote:
> >4. XHTML 2.0 Document Type
> >I'd like to see XHTML 2.0 also include MathML, not just XForms.
> >(I know that's just a wish)
>
> I don't think MathML belongs in XHTML, but there should be a DOCTYPE
> variant that includes it and SVG.
I agree. Of course, MathML definitely isn't part of XHTML. As well as XForms 
is not part of XHTML.
I think the profile containing SVG and MathML should be part of the XHTML 2.0 
Recommendation and not an additional one. Otherwise I think MS and some other 
vendors will continue to refuse in supporting SVG and MathML.

> >6. Attribute Collections
> >I'm sceptical about not having a style attribute.
>
> What's the problem, it is no different from adding an ID and using and
> ID reference in the stylesheet.
Of course you are right. It's just a bit more work to create distinct IDs.
But on the other hand it forces the creator to use stylesheets, and since IDs 
are somewhat specific, the creator will use classes here and there, so 
removing the style attribute surely will encourage elaborate, well-thought 
style sheets.
By making me think about it again, you removed my scepticism and convinced me. 
Thanks.


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