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Re: SVGWG SVG-in-HTML proposal (Was: ISSUE-41: Decentralized extensibility)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 08:50:17 +0200
Message-ID: <488EBDA9.8020301@gmx.de>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: Erik Dahlström <ed@opera.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Henri Sivonen wrote:
> ...
> Because those pages will continue to work as application/xhtml+xml, 
> there's no need to migrate them over to text/html. On the other hand, 
> not supporting the full range of XML syntax makes the text/html syntax 
> simpler. Here we have an opportunity to avoid taking on some of the 
> worst baggage of XML (Draconian error handling and namespace declarations).
> ...

You may call it "some of the worst baggage", I would call "some of the 
biggest advantages".

(Just trying to make sure that it's understood that there is no WG 
consensus about the benefits or problems of these)

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 29 July 2008 06:50:59 UTC

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