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Re: About XHTML2 and IE7

From: Jonathan Worent <jworent@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2006 13:46:39 -0800 (PST)
To: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: HTML Mailing List <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <105093.62108.qm@web32215.mail.mud.yahoo.com>


--- David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk> wrote:

> 
> On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 08:38:44AM -0500, Jasper Magick wrote:
> > With Microsoft's decision not to support application/xhtml+xml (even 
> > after promising they would, those fools)
> 
> When did they promise that? The only mention I've seen of XHTML from
> Microsoft has been a note that they wouldn't be supporting it in IE7
> (and that was many months ago).
> 
> >  will XHTML 2.0 be harder to "promote".
> 
> Not really.
> 
> XHTML 2.0 isn't exactly compatible with XHTML 1.x, so it would require
> major changes in the browser either way.
> 
If its not compatible why the heck doe it share its namespace. I know this has been brought up
before but I'm still confused.
>
> Not supporting XHTML 1.0 at this time might even be an advantage for
> Microsoft as it may allow them to develop a strategy for dealing with
> XHTML 1.x and 2.0 without having to be backwards compatible with
> whatever methods they would have used for 1.x.
> 
> -- 
> David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
> 
> 
> 



 
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