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Re: Revised HTML/XML Task Force Report

From: Eric J. Bowman <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 07:20:05 -0600
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
Cc: "karld@opera.com" <karld@opera.com>, "nrm@arcanedomain.com" <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, "ndw@nwalsh.com" <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Message-Id: <20110713072005.731df945.eric@bisonsystems.net>
Larry Masinter wrote:
>
> I suppose there's some design pattern "SIFR" which produces pages
> that cannot be expressed in polyglot? 
> 

Yes.

>
> *Why* can't "SIFR" be served as application/xhtml+xml? 
> 

See points 1 and 5, here:

http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#C_13

HTML normalizes to uppercase, XML doesn't; SIFR relies on uppercase
normalization, breaks otherwise.

-Eric
Received on Wednesday, 13 July 2011 13:20:53 GMT

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