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Re: HTML/XML TF report introductory text

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 18:05:49 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEhSh3ddBtVgQ8jJR0Zsg500KLNX2hiaTVeD=zcFtkRSx91k2w@mail.gmail.com>
To: rleif@rleif.com
Cc: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, public-html-xml@w3.org
On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 7:18 PM, Robert Leif <rleif@rleif.com> wrote:
> I believe that the concern about the lack of interoperability between HTML5 and XML is of great significance. This should have been a major requirement for the development of HTML5.


> The inability to use XML elements in HTML5 will result in very significant costs.

What costs? Why?

> An HTML5-XML interface could be a very important part of the informatics backbone of Obama Care. The data entry for personal healthcare records would be simplified by the use of HTML5 forms that filled in the XML records.

What does the "use of HTML5 forms that filled in the XML records"
mean, precisely?

> The creation of structured reports in Radiology and Pathology would simplified is one could directly use the XML data and the formatting via CSS that is available with HTML5.

Can you give real-world markup examples that illustrate how you see
this working?

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Thursday, 13 October 2011 17:06:20 UTC

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