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Re: Fwd: Fw: XHTML 1.0 returned to HTML WG



Mark Baker - Ottawa Consumer and Embedded Div. wrote:
> 
> No, but it's a lot worse (potentially) than just "won't work".
> If XHTML 1.0 is commonly delivered as */xml now, then future
> processors might very well be expected to understand, for
> example, <img src=""> even though that syntax would be
> deprecated in a future version of XML that included XLink.

I agree that this is very harmful.

> Not that this problem is insurmountable, but it probably is
> likely premature to allow it now before we consider the
> possible consequences.

In my understanding, XHTML 1.0 will be commonly delivered as text/html.  
The vote from Xerox asked omission of text/xml from XHTML.

Future versions of HTML will be delivered as something else, but it likely 
to be text/xml or application/xml.

Makoto
 
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