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Re: Blueberry is not "closed" (was: Closing Blueberry)
- From: Ann Navarro <email@example.com>
- To: Joel Rees <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 10:39:04 -0400
At 03:05 PM 7/23/2001 +0900, Joel Rees wrote:
>Putting words in someone else's mouth:
There's two issues at work: a technical one of conformance, and an
educational/political one of .... hype?
To the first:
I can write an XHTML 1.1 document that contains only features of XHTML 1.0,
is it wrong to use the XHTML 1.1 doctype? Is it wrong to call a document
XHTML 1.0 Transitional when it only uses Strict features?
It's not just a label, these documents would be fully conformant to 1.1 or
Transitional, they just don't use all the features.
To the second:
Do we really want to walk the path of *requiring* features (beyond those
structures that are required of an XML document) in order to be compliant?
Adding bulk to substantiate a brand? Sounds like what's required of some
software developers in order to gain a "Foo Brand Compliant" sticker.
Ann Navarro, WebGeek Inc.
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