Re: several messages about New Vocabularies in text/html

Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> On Tue, 1 Apr 2008, Neil Soiffer wrote:
>> I meant that content MathML doesn't need to be directly supported.  
>> However, it should be accepted as part of <annotation-xml>, where it is 
>> easily ignored.
> HTML5 today has about 110 elements. Presentational MathML has about 30. 
> Content MathML has about 140.
> _Doubling_ the number of elements allowed in text/html just so that all 
> those elements can be ignored seems like a fundamentally bad idea. (It 
> also more than doubles the number of elements that the parser has to know 
> about.)
> ...

The solution is not to add them to HTML (nor SVG, nor...), but to define 
an extensibility point.

BR, Julian

Received on Wednesday, 2 April 2008 07:08:12 UTC