[standards-jig] Namespace Versioning
julian at jabber.org
Tue Apr 1 15:39:17 UTC 2003
On Tuesday, Apr 1, 2003, at 03:00 US/Eastern, Fabrice Desré wrote:
> Julian Missig wrote:
>> XHTML 1.1 isn't really in support of your argument either.
>> "http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" was the namespace identifier for XHTML
>> 1.0. Now XHTML 1.1 comes along, with some slightly incompatible
>> changes, and it still uses the same namespace.
> Indeed, XHTML 1.1 uses the same namespace as XHTML 1.0 because the
> semantic of the elements are the same, which is perfectly right. What
> is different is the DTD. The XHTML 1.1 spec says that (in § 2.1.1) :
> 4. There must be a DOCTYPE declaration in the document prior to the
> root element. If present, the public identifier included in the
> DOCTYPE declaration must reference the DTD found in Appendix C using
> its Formal Public Identifier. The system identifier may be modified
> html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN"
> Note that the public identifier of XHTML 1.1 is different from the
> public identifier of XHTML 1.0.
Right. They left the versioning they to be determined elsewhere, not in
the XML namespace...
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