Re: Choosing name for XML serialization (Was: Re: HTML5 differences from HTML4 editor's draft (XHTML5 and XHTML2))

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> ...
> I think we'll just have to use the name "XHTML" and the XHTML namespace 
> and have this eventually settled by the Director. Given statements like 
> the below, reasoned discussion seems unlikely to be productive:
> "Mark: I don't see why they need two names. They have HTML5, with two 
> serializations. No need for two names."
> "Rich: All existing XHTMLs have been modular, and HTML5 is not. It's a 
> mess."
> "Steven: I believe that XHTML2 is more backwards compatible than HTML5, 
> and I plan to make a document comparing them to demonstrate it."
> ...

Of these three, I find the last one *is* productive.

Best regards, Julian

Received on Thursday, 21 June 2007 12:04:29 UTC