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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>  
> 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
Received on Wednesday, 17 March 2010 09:59:55 UTC

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