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urls in xml
XHTML isn't really just XML, it's a utiliziation of XML for HTML documents.
There's nothing in the XML spec that says a user agent should render tags in
the XHTML namespace. I've never seen a 'how to render an XML document in a
web browser' spec. But I'd say, since it's just text, maybe it oughta just
be displayed as such. That way the browser will still be useful for viewing
XML. If you want to show an image in a document in a browser why not just
use XHTML?



----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Fitzgerald" <mike@w...>
To: "Wilde, Mark" <mark.wilde@e...>; <xml-dev@l...>
Sent: Saturday, December 08, 2001 6:16 PM
Subject: RE:  images and urls in xml


> If XHTML is really just XML, why not embed XHTML in your XML to display an
> image? For example:
>
> <?xml version="1.0" ?>
>
> <test>
>  Here is an image: <xhtml:a xmlns:xhtml="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
> href="url.html"><xhtml:img xmlns:xhtml="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
> src="image.gif" alt=""/></xhtml:a>
> </test>
>
>
> This document will display an image in Netscape 6.1 but not with IE 6.0.
If
> there is a reason why this should not work (other than the fact that a
> browser is not conformant), I am unaware of the reason and I'd like to
hear
> arguments to the contrary about requirements.
>
> Mark, if you want, email me off line and I well send you the files I used
to
> test this.
>
> Good luck,
>
> Mike
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wilde, Mark [mailto:mark.wilde@e...]
> Sent: Friday, December 07, 2001 7:03 AM
> To: 'xml-dev@l...'
> Subject:  images and urls in xml
>
>
> Hello,
>
> I require a little help, how do you store a url and an img in xml I tried
> using CDATA but when the page is rendered it gives a text string of the
> html.
>
> in html it's <a href="url"><img src="image"></a> how would I do this in
XML.
> ?
>
>
> > Mark Wilde
> >
> >
> >
>
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