[whatwg] Spec should give guidance on compound document integration points

Bjoern Hoehrmann derhoermi at gmx.net
Sun Feb 25 08:17:30 PST 2007

* Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>On Sun, 25 Feb 2007 14:20:48 +0100, Charles McCathieNevile  
><chaals at opera.com> wrote:
>> One of the sources of complexity in RDF syntax is the requirement that  
>> it could be included in HTML documents in a way that didn't upset legacy  
>> browsers. There are assorted use cases for being able to include RDF  
>> inside documents.
>I think Henri was asking about XHTML5 documents. So legacy doesn't really  
>matter there. If you put it inside <head> it won't be displayed. (As  
>opposed to HTML5, where it would imply a <body> start tag and where you  
>don't have namespaces in the markup anyway.)

Charles is saying, RDF/XML syntax is complex now because compatibility
with legacy browsers was a concern back when RDF/XML was being defined.
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