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Re: [CSS21] Make XHTML <body> magic just like HTML <body>

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 20:39:46 +0100
Message-ID: <4623D102.3030600@dorward.me.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

fantasai wrote:

>> Why should XHTML be different from other forms of XML when they could be
>> the same?

> I think what Simon is arguing is that the element <body> in the XHTML1
> namespace should be special cased

Yes, but why should they?

Special casing the body in HTML is a legacy feature and inconsistent
with everything else. Since XHTML is served with a different content
type, its the ideal time to eliminate the inconsistency.

> whether it is parsed into the DOM from HTML or XHTML.

HTML elements are in the XHTML namespace??

David Dorward                               <http://dorward.me.uk/>
Received on Monday, 16 April 2007 19:40:34 UTC

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