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Re: [CSS21] Please endorse xml:id

From: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2005 01:53:08 -0400
Message-ID: <42BE42C4.5030109@earthlink.net>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
CC: "J. King" <mtknight@dark-phantasy.com>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>

Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "J. King" <mtknight@dark-phantasy.com>
> To: "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>
> Cc: "www-style" <www-style@w3.org>
> Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2005 9:06 PM
> Subject: Re: [CSS21] Please endorse xml:id
> 
> 
> | On Sat, 25 Jun 2005 21:59:41 -0400, Andrew Fedoniouk
> | <news@terrainformatica.com> wrote:
> |
> | > Too many features there are HTML specific or with
> | > HTML only in mind.
> |
> | Like what?
> |
> 
> "CSS2.1 aims to reflect what CSS features are reasonably widely implemented 
> for HTML and XML languages in general (rather than only for a particular XML 
> language, or only for HTML)."
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/about.html)
> 
> At least this statement tells us that CSS is designed only for HTML and some 
> XML languages.

    Is this a joke, because it seems to say the opposite to me. At best 
you could say that this statement indicates CSS favors an HTML-style 
language.

> And this peculiar statement:
> "A user agent that supports XHTML [XHTML], but not HTML (as listed in the 
> previous sentence) is not considered an HTML user agent for the purpose of 
> conformance with this specification."
> ( http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/conform.html )

    I don't see the issue here. HTML != XHTML. Therefore, why would you 
call an XHTML-only user agent an "HTML user agent"?
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