RE: Statement from HTML WG
Steve Pemberton wrote: > Since we were getting different messages from the XML Community, we > also asked the XML Plenary group to discuss the issue. This (long) > discussion starts at > [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-xml-plenary/1999Jul/0017.html]. > (See the end of this document for some selections.) The result of these > discussions seems to show that there isn't consensus on the issue, > with people arguing quite strongly for both positions. > Nice to have a reference, but we non-w3C members can't reference the document. So I have no description of these use cases that justify 3 namespaces. I got a password request on access. The only example given in the mail is the including XHTML in XML documents which doesn't justify 3 namespaces at all. > However, the HTML WG is not bound irrevocably to three namespaces. We > want XHTML to be a good XML citizen, and if the consensus of the XML > community is that the 3-namespace use-cases are not important and can > reasonably be ignored, we are willing to go with that consensus. > Nice to hear this, which appears to be opposite of what had previously been implied. > Marc B. McDonald > Principal Software Scientist > > Design Intelligence, Inc. > 1111 Third Avenue, Suite 1500 > Seattle, WA 98101 > marc.mcdonald@d... > Ph: 206.343-7797 > Fax: 206.343.7750 > > http://www.design-intelligence.com > xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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