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Re: text/html for xml extensions of XHTML

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2001 17:47:17 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
To: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@swartzfam.com>
cc: "William F. Hammond" <hammond@csc.albany.edu>, <mozilla-mathml@mozilla.org>, <www-talk@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.31.0105021744350.1004-100000@HIXIE.netscape.com>
On Wed, 2 May 2001, Aaron Swartz wrote:
>
> Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>
> >>>> Mozilla's XML parser should be smart enough to recognize the HTML DTDs and
> >>>> thus expand these entities properly, even if it doesn't validate the page
> >>>> (which I believe it should).
> >>> (If it did, you couldn't arbitrarily use namespaces.)
> >> I don't know if this is possible with Mozilla's current technology, but
> >> ideally it would validate the XHTML only within the HTML namespace (and the
> >> attribute space).
> > Forget Mozilla's current technology -- that's not even possible within the
> > W3C's technology. XSchemas are supposed to be the way to do that.
>
> And XSchemas are W3C technology, so what's the issue.

Well the issue _was_ the XSchemas were not yet a REC, but as of today,
that's no longer an issue.

So...

Never mind. :-)

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