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   Re: [Fwd: ATTN: Please comment on XHTML (before it's too late)]

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  • From: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>
  • To: "W. Eliot Kimber" <eliot@isogen.com>, xml-dev <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Sun, 29 Aug 1999 14:40:33 -0400

At 07:31 PM 8/29/99 +0100, W. Eliot Kimber wrote:

>XHTML defines three distinct (but related) document types, each with its
>own DTD declarations, etc. Each of these document types *is considered
>to be* the definition of the corresponding name spaces x, y, and z.


>That is, it's not meaningful to say that a DTD *has* a name space,
>because a name space isn't something that a DTD can have.

Again, I've not said that a DTD *has a name space*.

I'm saying:

There are three flavors of XHTML 1.0 (that distinction of 1.0 vs 'XHTML' is 
Each has a namespace.
Each has a DTD.

Nothing more, nothing less.


Ann Navarro
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