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   Re: why distinctions within XHTML?

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  • From: David Megginson <david@megginson.com>
  • To: "XML-Dev Mailing list" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 08:31:12 -0400 (EDT)

Ann Navarro writes:

 > >I used the PSGML editor to create dozens of XHTML documents that
 > >conformed to the last working draft, and even though there was just
 > >one XHTML Namespace in that draft, my editor still would not let me
 > >insert a <font> element in a strict-flavoured document.
 > So we don't have a problem, do we? 
 > Did it *fail* when you had three namespaces? 

No, but that's hardly the point: it's the processing side that runs
into trouble with three Namespaces, not the authoring side.  Both
figuratively and literally, it's a lot easier to produce crap than it
is to consume it.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david@megginson.com

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