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[whatwg] The problems with namespaces in text/html (Was: MathML-in-HTML5)

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Sun, 05 Nov 2006 21:44:33 -0500
Message-ID: <454EA191.7020100@metalab.unc.edu>
Henri Sivonen wrote:

> If my parser tells your ContentHandler that there is a namespace, then 
> there is. Your ContentHandler doesn't get to see any source bytes.

But you don't send me a parser and you don't talk to my ContentHandler. 
Your HTTP server sends me a stream of bytes that my parser then 
processes. All I get from you is bytes. This is what we exchange; not 
infosets, not DOM trees, not trees of any sort.

?Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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