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Further to Noah's point about referencing and Polyglot

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2013 10:03:14 +0000
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bppyuo0bh.fsf@calexico.inf.ed.ac.uk>
One of the main sources of Polyglot's predecessor, that is,
HTML4-compatible XHTML, is the xhtml output mode of XSLT stylesheet
processing.

The XSLT 2.0 [1] spec refers to Appendix C of the XHTML spec [2], the
"HTML Compatibility Guidelines" appendix:

  "These differences are based on the HTML compatibility guidelines
   published in Appendix C of [XHTML 1.0], which are designed to
   ensure that as far as possible, XHTML is rendered correctly on user
   agents designed originally to handle HTML." [3]

In the same way I want the Polyglot spec. to be available for
spec. writers to reference and implementors to use, with the usual W3C
goal of fostering interoperability.  Indeed the current WD of XSLT 3.0
serialization includes a reference to Polyglot [4]:

  "These differences are based on the HTML compatibility guidelines
   published in Appendix C of [XHTML 1.0] and on [POLYGLOT], both of
   which are designed to ensure that as far as possible, XHTML is
   rendered correctly on user agents designed originally to handle
   HTML."

ht

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt-xquery-serialization/
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#guidelines
[3] http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt-xquery-serialization/#xhtml-output
[4] http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-xslt-xquery-serialization-30-20130108/#xhtml-output
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