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Re: HTML and XML

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 19:42:43 +0100
To: "Paul Prescod" <paul@prescod.net>, "Bijan Parsia" <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: elharo@metalab.unc.edu, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.upid9hsn64w2qv@unknown-00-1d-4f-fa-48-ab.lan>
On Tue, 17 Feb 2009 17:52:00 +0100, Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net> wrote:
> So why not write the specification and THEN propose it as a standard?

http://code.google.com/p/xml5/ does have a specification (not complete,  
but the essentials are there) that defines how things ought to work. It  
also has a Python implementation of this concept. (This has been pointed  
out at the start of this thread...)

If you want to try things out you could use:


(Please don't put any significance in the 5 by the way. It effectively is  
a superset of XML 1.x and Namespaces in XML 1.x that does not stop parsing  
when a violation of namespace well-formedness is found. XML5 was just a  
name I made up at the time, maybe not the best choice.)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 17 February 2009 18:44:06 UTC

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