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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 06:11:58 +0000 (UTC)
To: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0811170604310.1041@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Sun, 16 Nov 2008, Elliotte Harold wrote:
> 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.

Which layer describes the required processing of the document that Boris 
mentioned to obtain interoperability on the issue he mentioned?

Specifically, which layer (specification) defines what the rendering of 
this URL should be, in terms of how the syntax or parsing affects whether 
there should be any bold text?:


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