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Re: Doctype on text/html Pages (Was: [author-guide] Character Entity References Chart)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 18:13:13 +0200
Message-ID: <48860719.5040605@gmx.de>
To: Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>
CC: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>, public-html WG <public-html@w3.org>

Robert J Burns wrote:
> ...
> For an XML implementation to process HTML5 it has to know when it is 
> encountering HTML5 (or any similar HTML serialized as XML). Without a 
> mechanism to do that, the processor will not know it is HTML. In 
> documents conforming to the Namespaces in XML recommendation, the HTML 
> namespace URI provides that information to the processor. In 
> non-namespaced documents or in non-namespace aware processing 
> applications, there has to be another mechanism. One mechanism might be 
> ...

Not sure what you're talking about. XHTML 1.* and the XML serialization 
of HTML5 always use XML namespaces.

What am I missing?

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 22 July 2008 16:13:58 UTC

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