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Re: SVG and MathML in text/html

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2008 20:06:47 +0100
Message-ID: <47DD6FC7.4050501@gmx.de>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, HTMLWG Tracking WG <public-html@w3.org>

Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Julian Reschke wrote:
>> That would require either a change in the Namespace spec, or 
>> registration of "w3c" as URI scheme.
> That's fine.  The usability win might well be worth it.

For the record: I disagree.

Changing the Namespace spec not to require a URI is asking for name 
collisions. And trying to register a new URI scheme just for naming this 
is a non-starter; there is already a scheme for that purpose ("URN:").

BR, Julian
Received on Sunday, 16 March 2008 19:07:39 UTC

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