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Re: Change Proposals for ISSUE-41 (D.E.) vs XHTML and IE9

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 10:52:13 +0100
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Message-ID: <op.u9phpbau64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Wed, 17 Mar 2010 10:41:14 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
> for those who didn't notice because of all the other newsworthy stuff  
> about IE9: there will finally be proper XHTML support.
>
> For ISSUE-41 this means that we *do* have a well-defined mechanism that  
> works in current versions of Chrome/Firefox/Opera/Safari, and will work  
> in the next version of IE.
>
> Therefore it appears it would be good not come up with something  
> *completely* different just for text/html.

Letting people use XML if they want XML namespaces seems a more viable  
option too now. After all, the reason XHTML got no adoption was because it  
was not supported in Internet Explorer.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Wednesday, 17 March 2010 09:59:55 UTC

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