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Re: Comments on HTML WG face to face meetings in France Oct 08

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2008 22:00:20 -0800
Message-ID: <49210874.5060305@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:

> The key topic here is what the XML spec says should be done with content 
> labeled (and thus processed) as XML, whether it is actually XML or not.

The XML spec doesn't say anything should be done with content labeled as 
XML, even assuming it actually is XML. That's a feature, not a bug. 
Behavior and display is left completely to other layers. XML is just 
syntax. That's by design, and is a feature, not a bug.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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Received on Monday, 17 November 2008 06:00:58 UTC

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