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Re: HTML 5 and XHTML 2 combined

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Jan 2009 11:53:08 -0600
Message-ID: <49624904.8020607@aptest.com>
To: Molte <molte93@gmail.com>
CC: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>, HTML Working Group Discussion Mailing-List <www-html@w3.org>

We fully expect both to be W3C Recommendations.  They address different 
needs and have different schedules. 

Molte wrote:
> Are you saying that both might be W3C Recommendations?
>
> Should we not only have one standard to show web pages on the web? 
> Isn't it the reason for a standard?
>
> 2009/1/5 Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com 
> <mailto:peter.krantz@gmail.com>>
>
>     On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 17:25, Molte <molte93@gmail.com
>     <mailto:molte93@gmail.com>> wrote:
>     >
>     > But as I said, I still believe it is stupid to develop them both
>     when only
>     > one of them is going to be used;
>
>     I am not sure only one of them will be used. XHTML 2 is a generic
>     document language which may become a foundation for document-centric
>     apps that need an unambiguous way to include domain-specific data (via
>     RDFa). You may not see a lot of it on the open web, but it may well be
>     used a lot in specific technology domains.
>
>     So, maybe there will be a place for both?
>
>     Regards,
>
>     Peter
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Molte
>
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