Re: text/html for xml extensions of XHTML

Ian Hickson <> wrote:

>>>> Mozilla's XML parser should be smart enough to recognize the HTML DTDs and
>>>> thus expand these entities properly, even if it doesn't validate the page
>>>> (which I believe it should).
>>> (If it did, you couldn't arbitrarily use namespaces.)
>> I don't know if this is possible with Mozilla's current technology, but
>> ideally it would validate the XHTML only within the HTML namespace (and the
>> attribute space).
> Forget Mozilla's current technology -- that's not even possible within the
> W3C's technology. XSchemas are supposed to be the way to do that.

And XSchemas are W3C technology, so what's the issue. (I use validate in a
broader sense than just DTDs to include anything that tells you when your
document is messed up.)

[ Aaron Swartz | | ]

Received on Wednesday, 2 May 2001 20:28:44 UTC