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   RE: [xml-dev] What is the rule for parsing XML in a namespaceinside HTML

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At 7:02 PM -0700 7/12/04, Joshua Allen wrote:

>So-called XHTML support in browsers is a joke.  You can use XML, so long
>as it looks just like HTML with a few minor variations.  Change the
>order of namespace declarations, redeclare namespaces, use a creative
>prefix, etc. and it blows up.

No, XHTML doesn't blow up. The browser blows up. Now who's fault is that?

Listening to a Microsoft employee spout this line is more than a 
little hard to take. It's like listening to Saddam Hussein blame the 
Kurds for stupidly breathing poison gas.

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Effective XML (Addison-Wesley, 2003)


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