Re: @rel syntax in RDFa (relevant to ISSUE-60 discussion), was: Using XMLNS in link/@rel

On Fri, 06 Mar 2009 13:20:13 +0100, Henri Sivonen <> wrote:

> IIRC, we can't let the xmlns="..." attribute itself be assigned to the  
> "" namespace in the DOM in text/html,  
> because there is a CSS selector trick for using the mapping difference  
> to detect whether a polyglot document got parsed as text/html or XML.  

No, it's mostly used as a hack to filter out IE6.

> (Sorry, this statement is based on a vague recollection. I don't have a  
> proper reference for this.)

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

Received on Monday, 9 March 2009 07:02:35 UTC