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Re: Compatibility: Referencing Style Elements when serving as XML

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 18:35:04 +0000 (UTC)
To: Luis Marsano <luis.marsano@gmail.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1105041833300.25791@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 3 May 2011, Luis Marsano wrote:
> their fragment identifier set using the id attribute, and an XML
> stylesheet declaration should reference this fragment."
> However, http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-media-types/#C_1 says "DO NOT
> include XML processing instructions NOR the XML declaration."
> Moreover, http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-media-types/#C_14 says "DO NOT
> use xml-stylesheet declarations to identify style sheets."

For CSS, it isn't supported because XML files have a non-CSS MIME type so 
the processor never gets as far as looking for an ID. This is primarily 
designed for XSLT, as I understand it.

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