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From Jeff Turner <je...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Adding *.html matcher to xdocs
Date Wed, 16 Jul 2003 12:25:12 GMT
On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 05:36:23PM +0200, Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> Jeff Turner wrote, On 14/07/2003 12.25:
...
> >When we eventually move to a namespace-friendly schema language we should
> >be able to throw any old XML (including XHTML) into Forrest docs.
> 
> AFAYK, is there a reason why we cannot do this now? Was it the "use a 
> DTD in the editor" thing? Will it go away soon? Can we easily keep two 
> sets of schemas?

Well, you know the problems DTDs have with namespaces.  However a
namespace alternative to <asis> would modify the XML after validation, so
it doesn't matter.

...
> And in fact, the namespace thing also solves my other issue about having 
> an asis tag altogether, that is clearly separating the two parts of the 
> page. Namespaces are perfect for this.

Great.

> What I think triggered incomprehension was the fact that I started it 
> from the *.html side, which is really only a front-end for the 
> subsequent multi-namespaced document. But of course, before this 
> discussion I didn't even know this ;-)
> 
> >>Let's strike a deal then: I modify ihtml to make it as I would like to 
> >>see the unified html, then we see how it works and if it can be ok.
> >
> >+1
> 
> :-)
> 
> >>Agreed?
> >
> >and in addition..
> 
> ?

(@see my subsequent email)

--Jeff

> -- 
> Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
>             - verba volant, scripta manent -
>    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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