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[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 (WD 16 June 2004): DOCTYPEs

From: Dave Hodder <dmh@dmh.org.uk>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 18:49:22 +0100
Message-ID: <40D1D9A2.4070901@dmh.org.uk>
Anne van Kesteren (fora) wrote:
> It extends XHTML 1.0 as well.

Point taken.

> Since XHTML 1.1 is based on the 
> modularization, I'm not sure if it would be appropriate to extend it in 
> this way.

Perhaps I misunderstand, but I thought one of the reasons for the 
Modularization of XHTML 1.0 Recommendation is to facilitate extending 
XHTML like this.

> The XHTML forms module should probably be updated and a new 
> specification should be created. But then, the modularization was never 
> supported anyway.

IMHO the Web Forms 2.0 spec should ideally reuse the DTD and XSD modules 
from Modularization of XHTML 1.0, combined with new Web Forms 2.0 
modules, to create a DTD and XSD without too much effort.  :o)


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