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Re: HTML syntax (offlist)

From: Dean Edridge <dean@55.co.nz>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2007 08:56:49 +1300
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-id: <47448D81.6070908@55.co.nz>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 20:24:19 +0100, Dean Edridge <dean@55.co.nz> wrote:
>>> In XHTML you want to be allowed to write markup like this:
>>>   <h:html xmlns:h="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en">
>>>    ...
>>> For obvious reasons this doesn't work in HTML.
>> I never said that everyone should write like this. And I never 
>> expected to write lke that and use it in HTML.
> You expected to be able to copy and paste between the two. That's just 
> unrealistic. Now you seem to change your point of view to only care 
> about syntactic differences part of the time (unquoted attribute values).

> What if I want to copy some of your markup from one of your HTML5 
> sites and paste it into one of my XHTML5 sites.

I said some. And I never changed my point of view.
Received on Wednesday, 21 November 2007 19:57:05 UTC

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