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Re: [xml-dev] Victory has been declared in the schema wars ...

On Nov 30, 2006, at 14:33, Jirka Kosek wrote:

> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>>> I'm wondering if all syntax changes that HTML5 makes couldn't be  
>>> just
>>> achieved by producing more strict SGML declaration for HTML. Does
>>> anyone did such analysis?
>> Defining HTML5 in terms of SGML would be useless, because SGML  
>> doesn't
>> define a processing model that would be suitable for the real Web.  
>> The
>> HTML5 spec would need to define its own parsing algorithm anyway.
> By "processing model suitable for the Web" you mean support for
> document.write("...")? If so, then I think that we can stop discussion
> here. ;-)

document.write() is part of it, but it is only one feature. There are  
many more ugly details that *have to* be addressed, no matter how  
yucky it feels.

Henri Sivonen

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