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Re: The non-polyglot elephant in the room

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 20:13:40 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78jxuMb3_bEmB3iXBrZJnxfQ67Ks4Gy6nTM1GW4obP6b3A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 7:24 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
> Please correct me if my characterization is wrong, but it appears to me that
> this entire affair is about content-type (mime type) squatting i.e., trying
> to squeeze (X)HTML into content-type: text/html. If this is true, why on
> earth would such an endeavor be encouraged by the W3C or its TAG?

Maybe because XML is listed quite prominently under "What is Web
architecture?" in http://www.w3.org/2004/10/27-tag-charter.html though
I would consider that particular part of the charter misguided. (It's
also not at all practiced these days.)

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