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- To: "Bullard, Claude L \(Len\)" <email@example.com>
- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] What is the rule for parsing XML in a namespace inside HTML?
- From: "Joshua Allen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2004 10:30:07 -0700
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- Thread-topic: [xml-dev] What is the rule for parsing XML in a namespace inside HTML?
> browser is the bay window onto web content for human
> consumption, as you point out, and there is no reason to
> change that just because the web specifications are becoming
> moribund. I'm glad to read that the IE team is back at work.
Yeah, as the "bay window" the browser still is of utmost importance. I
personally am impressed by the more pragmatic attitude that some browser
vendors seem to be taking now , going with whatever works best for
the user and can get consensus among browser vendors, rather than doing
user-hostile things in the name of purity to some random irrelevant
spec. In fact, the Hyatt discussion has morphed in a sense into a
discussion about namespaces in HTML , and the remarkable thing is
that *none* of these people are suggesting the facist route of "force
the whole world to use XHTML and only then will it work!". That's a
good sign, IMO.