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[whatwg] [wf2] 1.9. Conformance requirements

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 12:34:01 +0100
Message-ID: <424002A9.2040902@annevankesteren.nl>
Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> It could be solved by either adding a line how the attribute named 
>> 'id' in the null namespace when applied to an element in the XHTML 
>> namespace should be treated (as type ID)
>
> This is the way to go (except from the terminology point of view "not in 
> a namespace" is the correct way of putting it).

Ah, you pointed that out before to me, sorry about that.


>> or adding a DOCTYPE (DTD) that defines that.
> 
> Processing the DTD in an interactive UA makes no sense from the 
> performance point of view. Please, let's shun any "solutions" that 
> involve DTDs. DTDs are a problem--not a solution.

I agree with that.


-- 
  Anne van Kesteren
  <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
Received on Tuesday, 22 March 2005 03:34:01 UTC

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