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Re: B vs Strong

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 12:04:32 -0500 (EST)
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
cc: Davey Leslie <davey@inx-jp.org>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0101191159120.19772-100000@tux.w3.org>
Hmmm. The storgae question is to do with local usage - it may in fact be
"right" to transform it into and outn of some bizarre binary format for
storage on a server platform that ultimately relies on some tiny wireless
link somewheree. THe question is what you publish, and what other people have
to do to publish collaboratively.

The "right" solution for that, as far as I am concerned, is XML. XHTML is
XML, and it happens to be the flavour that I use. If people had faster access
to new tools, and if the tools were better in the first place, life would be
easier. (If we had some fish, we could have fish and chips, as soon as we got
some chips)

Charles McCN

On Fri, 19 Jan 2001, Kynn Bartlett wrote:

  At 3:25 AM -0500 1/19/01, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
  >I don't think Kynn has said XHTML is a waste of time. I do see him saying
  >that XML in general is more useful than HTML in general. As it happens, I
  >find it easiest to collaborate with people if I use a form of HTML, and I
  >find it easiest to actually have stuff that works for proper semantic control
  >and so on if I use XML. The result is that I get pretty much the best of both
  >worlds with XHTML (I use rather more attributes and fewer elements to carry
  >semantics than I would really like, but it's a compromise for the real

  Hi Chaalz, of course the "right" way to do it is to use XML for
  content storage and XSL to transform it into XHTML for collaboration
  and display purposes.  :)

  Of course, no, I don't do that myself outside of work projects -- although
  I don't put much on the web these days besides my personal web site


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