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- From: "Tim Berners-Lee" <email@example.com>
- To: "xml-dev" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 3 Nov 1999 16:33:41 -0500
FYI - tim
From: Tim Berners-Lee <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, November 03, 1999 11:22 AM
Subject: W3C: XHTML 1.0 returned to HTML WG
>Dear Advisory Committee Member,
> XHTML 1.0 is hereby sent back to the HTML working group for further work.
>On 24th August 1999, we asked for review of the XHTML 1.0 Proposed
>Recommendation. The review period lasted until September 22nd. It
>was encouraging to see so many member organizations planning on
>delivering products supporting XHTML.
>There was, however, a significant lack of consensus around a number of
>points, based on the feedback received during the review. The HTML
>working group is being asked to address the issues raised and to
>present a revised specification for further member review as soon
>In summary, W3C Members wanted the HTML working group to revise
>the XHTML 1.0 specification to utilize a single namespace.
>There are a number of separate questions involved in this,
>such as whether a namespace identifier should be changed
>(a) between versions of the same specification and (b) between
>different strict, transitional and frameset document types of the
>original HTML 4 spec on which xHTML is based.
>A few respondents were also concerned about the use of the text/xml
>media type for delivering xHTML, considering this to be "premature".
>If a document conforming to XML 1.0 and XML Namespaces is not to be
>considered "text/xml", this raises an important issue as to what is.
>Whatever decision is made, XHTML as a specification must of
>course define some conformance phrase (what it is that it is defining)
>and the constraints on and meaning of a conforming document.
>We will be sending out a separate message on the HTML 4.01
>specification, which was reviewed at the same time as XHTML 1.0.
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