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Re: Draft minutes from TAG telcon of 2008-07-24, plain text

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 16:33:45 -0500
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1217021625.6785.156.camel@pav.lan>

On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 14:38 -0500, Shane McCarron wrote:
> There is a note about XHTML here w.r.t. IANA registries that I don't 
> understand... DanC or someone, can you fill in the blanks?

XHTML is also XML. I prefer XHTML to separate custom XML dialects
for this sort of thing. But I seem to be part of a vanishing
minority.

> Henry S. Thompson wrote:
> > DanC: News from IETF
> >
> > <DanC> IANA Update: Project to convert registries to XML
> > http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ietf/current/msg52473.html
> >
> > <DanC> "In order to make the transition as smooth as possible, IANA
> > will continue to maintain the legacy plain text formats until 30
> > November 2008. After this date, plain text versions will only be
> > provided that are derived from the XML formats. However, implementors
> > who intend to parse the contents of an IANA protocol registry should
> > migrate to using the XML versions, rather than the plain text
> > version."
> >
> > SW: Instead of text files?
> >
> > DC: In addition to
> > ... XHTML could have killed two bullets with one stone there. . .

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