[whatwg] HTML5 XML ISLAND ELEMENT
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 24 15:41:26 PDT 2010
On Wed, 28 Jul 2010, Ungureanu Dumitru wrote:
> One thing that would help with the microformats in a more consistent
> way, as wel as with the hole x(ht)ml content, would be if an XML Island
> element was part of the standard. There is a power of XML that XHTML
> specs sow in HTML, but XHTML was never the answer. XML content should
> have had a wrapper element of it's own. It's implementation should be
> more descriptive than the one Microsoft provided, more close to the
> definition list element, in order to provide a mechanism for describing
> the DTD in that xml island: <xml><xml-dt>DTD goes
> here</xml-dt><xml-dd>xml string goes here<xml-dd></xml>.
Could you describe in more detail what problem it is this would be
solving? I don't understand the use case here.
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