[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 (WD 16 June 2004): DOCTYPEs
Anne van Kesteren (fora)
fora at annevankesteren.nl
Thu Jun 17 10:56:57 PDT 2004
>> Since XHTML 1.1 is based on the modularization, I'm not sure if it
>> would be appropriate to extend it in this way.
> Perhaps I misunderstand, but I thought one of the reasons for the
> Modularization of XHTML 1.0 Recommendation is to facilitate extending
> XHTML like this.
Correct, see below.
>> The XHTML forms module should probably be updated and a new
>> specification should be created. But then, the modularization was
>> never supported anyway.
> IMHO the Web Forms 2.0 spec should ideally reuse the DTD and XSD modules
> from Modularization of XHTML 1.0, combined with new Web Forms 2.0
> modules, to create a DTD and XSD without too much effort. :o)
The problem is that (1) browser don't support modularization and (2) Web
Forms 2.0 would probably need a namespace which is something the working
group doesn't want iirc.
Anne van Kesteren
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