[whatwg] Fwd: Re: [xhtml-role] Extensibility of XHTML 1 and XHTML 1.1 (PR#9627)

Anne van Kesteren fora at annevankesteren.nl
Tue Sep 12 08:44:27 PDT 2006

On Tue, 12 Sep 2006 15:51:53 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren forwarded this from Shane McCarron:
>> XHTML2 will be using the same namespace as XHTML1, and there will not be
>> two modules.
> This has been an "issue" in the XHTML2 draft for some time:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2/conformance.html#s_conform_issue_4

Yeah, I noticed that. I just thought that was there to please someone as  
it doesn't really seem like an option, as you point in your reply to  
Lachlan... Oh well, should be fun!

> I would be more concerned about how they are intending on making
> XHTML2 compatible with XHTML1 than with the WHATWG work. For example,
> XHTML2's <input> element has basically completely different semantics
> than XHTML1's. Even simple elements like <img> and <q> are
> incompatible across the two versions, in the current draft.

Anne van Kesteren

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