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Re: <separator /> should be <transition />

From: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Date: Sat, 04 Jun 2005 10:12:08 +0200
Message-ID: <42A16258.7080303@students.cs.uu.nl>
To: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Cc: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>, www-html@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> If visual browsers were the only concern, true. But just because you 
> can style elements from an "unknown" namespace doesn't make elements 
> backwards compatible. That's a myth.

Well, there’s aural stylesheets too... And what’s ‘backwards 
compatibility’, really... To me, if it works for most cases, that’s 
backwards compatible enough, even though it is not strictly spoken 
backwards compatible from a semantic point of view. But in that case you 
can just tell people to upgrade their UA :), because backwards 
compatibility isn’t a formal goal of XHTML 2.0.


~Grauw

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