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Re: input on name for XML serialization of HTML 5?

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 11:16:19 -0500
Message-ID: <4672BB53.9030904@aptest.com>
To: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
CC: public-xhtml2@w3.org

Laurens Holst wrote:
> Personally I am fine with XHTML2 and XHTML5 both keeping their names; 
> after all, IPv5 was also something quite different from IPv6. 
> Nevertheless, if a name change is needed to avoid confusion, I think 
> it should rather be XHTML2 that would have to change its name, being 
> the specification that diverges from XHTML 1 quite significantly, it 
> is largely incompatible, and even using a different namespace.
Just to clarify; we do not believe that XHTML2 is terribly different 
from XHTML 1.1.  And it does not use a different namespace.

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