why distinctions within XHTML?

Ann Navarro ann at webgeek.com
Mon Aug 30 17:39:46 BST 1999

At 11:17 AM 8/30/99 -0400, David Megginson wrote:
>Ann Navarro writes:
> > If I'm going to write an XHTML editor (that's worth anything as an
> > *xhtml editor* vs. just a plain text editor), I surely want to know
> > whether the differences in what can occur in a <p> in strict
> > vs. transitional. If my application doesn't know these differences,
> > it can't provide appropriate options or indicate errors
> > appropriately.
>I used the PSGML editor to create dozens of XHTML documents that
>conformed to the last working draft, and even though there was just
>one XHTML Namespace in that draft, my editor still would not let me
>insert a <font> element in a strict-flavoured document.

So we don't have a problem, do we? 

Did it *fail* when you had three namespaces? 


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