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Re: Proposal for developing HTML 5 materials for Web *authors*

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 16:53:24 +0100
To: "Dean Edridge" <dean@55.co.nz>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t15fraoq64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 16:36:56 +0100, Dean Edridge <dean@55.co.nz> wrote:
> How do you propose that the W3C deal with the fact that there's about 10  
> different ways to create a HTML5 document.
> And more importantly what about the fact that not everyone in this group  
> can agree on what is "best practice".
> I mean, the group can't even agree on what a XHTML document is, and the  
> W3C wont clarify this either. This will have to be dealt with sooner or  
> later.

There are about ten different ways to create a document conforming to the  
XML syntax too. They are simply quite different. Restricting authors to  
use a subset of both doesn't seem particularly helpful especially given  
that in order to use existing content non-XML consuming software has to be  
used anyway.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 21 November 2007 15:53:21 UTC

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