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Re: SVG and MathML in text/html

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 21:11:20 +0200
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, HTMLWG Tracking WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <FBCD532A-04DA-442D-B2D5-012D42BEB062@iki.fi>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Mar 15, 2008, at 20:37, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>> Doug Schepers wrote:
>>> so a new edition of XLink could, in theory, define an additional
>>> "human-friendly" namespace name, like "http://w3.org/xlink".
>> This would be a huge step in usability for all the W3C specs.
>> Heck, it could even be: "w3c:xlink", right?  And "w3c:xhtml",  
>> "wc3:svg", etc. As an occasional XML author, that would save me  
>> from having to ...
> That would require either a change in the Namespace spec, or  
> registration of "w3c" as URI scheme.

Either of those would be required to make it blessed spec-wise. To  
actually make it *work*, changes to a vast number of pieces of  
*software* would be needed.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Saturday, 15 March 2008 19:12:02 UTC

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