[standards-jig] NEW: XHTML IM (JEP-0071)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Feb 18 20:45:19 UTC 2003


Hi David,

Version 0.2 of this document describes the reasoning behind creating a
more minimal subset than XHTML Basic (which despite its name is too
advanced for IM).

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, David 'TheRaven' Chisnall wrote:

> Peter,
> 
> I'm curious as to why we need to define a subset of XHTML other than 
> XHTML Basic.  If XHTML Basic becomes more widely accepted, then I 
> imagine that a number of components will be developed by the open source 
> community that can be plugged into new clients for editing and 
> displaying XHTML Basic with a minimum of effort.  If, on the other hand 
> we define our own subset of XHTML then more custom renderers / editors 
> are going to be required, increasing the complexity of coding a 
> compliant client.  Anything that makes client development harder is 
> going to slow the uptake of jabber, and so must be regarded as a Bad 
> Thing (tm), so what is the reasoning behind this?
> 
> David
> 
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 
> >I've posted version 0.2 of this document with some further restrictions
> >and a more complete description of the thinking behind it.
> >
> >http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0071.html
> >
> >Peter
> >
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> >Peter Saint-Andre
> >Jabber Software Foundation
> >http://www.jabber.org/people/stpeter.php
> >
> >On Mon, 17 Feb 2003, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>I've written a new JEP that attempts to formalize the usage of XHTML
> >>within the Jabber community:
> >>
> >>http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0071.html
> >>
> >>It's quite preliminary and requires much work in order to be fully
> >>useful, but it's a start. So have at it! :)
> >>
> >>Peter
> >>
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