Re: XHTML 2.0 and the death of XLink and XPointer?
Just for the record: AndrewWatt2000@a... wrote: > Background materials at: > > > > > > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2002Jun/0116.html > > And response at: > > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2002Jul/0158.html > > I read Steven Pemberton's email which you cite to indicate that there is a > substantive problem here with XLink. On that generality we seem to agree. > > However, it did seem to me that at least one point he raises may be a red > herring. He comments that "it was too clumsy to use a different namespace" It was Tim Berners-Lee who put it that way: http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/XLink and the HTML WG felt it's utterly misrepresenting the whole argument, that's why he sent a response. It's not fair to attribute that sentence to Steven. Regards, -- Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w... W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
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