[html5] XHTML extending. id, class, style attributes support for other namespaces
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Oct 18 15:42:56 PDT 2012
On Fri, 19 Oct 2012, Anton Vitr wrote:
> Thank you Ian!
> > It sounds like the simplest way to achieve what you want to do is
> > invent a new language that's a superset of HTML. So your documents
> > wouldn't have to be HTML-compliant. Simplest way to do this is
> > probably just to use your own namespace in XML.
> Did you mean XML, and not XHML?
XHTML isn't really a thing. It's just shorthand for "using elements in the
HTML namespace in XML".
> > Such documents wouldn't be conforming HTML, and wouldn't work if your
> > library wasn't available for whatever reason.
> Google return me a lot results for "XHTML extending", including spec -
> But, XHTML is too strict and do not widely used.
> Is there any plans to include some king of extending in HTML5 (not
> XHTML)? Or my case(problem) is very rare, and is no point to encourage
> people to extent HTML language?
The spec has a section about this:
But IMHO you'd not be extending XHTML, you'd be making your own language
that happens to embed parts of XHTML.
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