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Re: HTML 5 and Distributed Extensibility

From: Asbjørn Ulsberg <list@asbjorn.ulsberg.no>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 11:42:30 +0200
To: "Peter Krantz" <peter.krantz@gmail.com>, "David Orchard" <dorchard@bea.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.ty8884jqkc4es2@quark>

On Tue, 25 Sep 2007 21:53:54 +0200, Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>  

> What is the purpose of extending HTML 5 with custom elements?

The exact same as extending XHTML with custom elements.

> Can it be solved with RDFa which is on the agenda for
> inclusion in HTML 5 or is there a need for both?

Probably not. I actually think it's quite backwards: If we are able to  
solve extensibility in HTML 5 (through namespaces or whatever), RDFa comes  
along for the ride for free, just as well as all other extension languages.

Asbjørn Ulsberg           -=|=-        asbjorn@ulsberg.no
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