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Re: "HTML document" in "HTML: the markup language"

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2008 11:39:11 +0200
To: "Ben Millard" <cerbera@projectcerbera.com>
Message-Id: <0FEDD5DC-4D65-478D-B1BF-7F3C39E3A9B3@iki.fi>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>

On Nov 16, 2008, at 11:33, Ben Millard wrote:

> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> I don't have a suggestion for a term that would mean both HTML
>> documents and XHTML documents collectively.
> Would "hypertext document" be alright? Or would that include too much?

As a general term, it would include too much. Of course, the spec  
could give a special narrow meaning to a more general term within the  
spec, but it might confuse more than help.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Sunday, 16 November 2008 09:39:54 UTC

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