Re: [CSS21] Make XHTML <body> magic just like HTML <body>

fantasai wrote:

>> Why should XHTML be different from other forms of XML when they could be
>> the same?

> I think what Simon is arguing is that the element <body> in the XHTML1
> namespace should be special cased

Yes, but why should they?

Special casing the body in HTML is a legacy feature and inconsistent
with everything else. Since XHTML is served with a different content
type, its the ideal time to eliminate the inconsistency.

> whether it is parsed into the DOM from HTML or XHTML.

HTML elements are in the XHTML namespace??

David Dorward                               <>

Received on Monday, 16 April 2007 19:40:34 UTC