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RE: Media types

From: Williams, Stuart <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 15:11:15 -0000
Message-ID: <5E13A1874524D411A876006008CD059F1928A4@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "'Gavin Thomas Nicol'" <gtn@rbii.com>, www-tag@w3.org, xml-dist-app@w3.org
> The point being that the application interpreting the document defines 
> it's processing/interpretation, not the namespace declarations.

So... are you suggesting that at least in some cases the
processing/interpretation of a document determines its type?

Interesting...

Get's kind of circular if a determination of the type of a document is used
to resolve what processing/interpretation it should be subjected to!

Regards

Stuart

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gavin Thomas Nicol [mailto:gtn@rbii.com]
> Sent: 15 January 2002 14:31
> To: www-tag@w3.org; xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Media types
> 
> 
> On Tuesday 15 January 2002 04:44 am, Paul Prescod wrote:
> > Even if we stick with the XHTML example, there are two choices.
> > Either XSLT is presumed to be "in charge" in which case the XSLT
> > specifications rules are applied to the whole document and you get
> > the HTML content that the author expected, to be subsequently
> > handled by an HTML processor, or XHTML rules are applied and the
> > unknown elements are just ignored silently.
> 
> The point being that the application interpreting the document defines 
> it's processing/interpretation, not the namespace declarations.
> 
Received on Tuesday, 15 January 2002 10:14:56 GMT

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