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[whatwg] Comments on Web Forms 2.0

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 10:42:07 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0408271041050.22423@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Fri, 27 Aug 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> > 
> > There are various people using non-namespace-aware parsers. I don't 
> > really want to force namespace-aware parsing when in fact the document 
> > is anyway guarenteed to only have one namespace.
> 
> Yet, WF2 already requires that user agents have a Namespace aware parser 
> available to them, I don't see the problem, okay it may not require it 
> in the same place, but it still requires it.

There's a big difference between requiring UAs to have namespace-aware 
parsers and requiring Joe Author to have a namespace-aware parser on his 
server. The former is required by W3C anyway for XML-based UAs.

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