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Sat Mar 6 09:12:08 UTC 2004
On Mar 5, 2004, at 5:25 PM, ian c rogers wrote:
> With regards to the format, IMHO it's key that our playlist format be
> easily amenable to XSLT and XPATH, especially the imminently IETF
> recommended 2.0 versions of each. i'm not an XMLpert, but it seems
> XHTML or RDF -- in contrast to XML+XSD -- might well require a
> "decoding" transformation to "straight" XML before that XML would be
> transformed to entrenched, legacy playlist formats e.g. M3U, SMIL, etc.
> or a useful, new XML-dialect e.g. RSS, Atom, etc.
> Simply put, this new playlist format should be selected, IMHO, by it's
> ease of transformation using the most standards-based XML tools, namely
> XSLT and XPATH. Thus, we should choose XML+XSD.
The point of the XOXO idea is that the format is valid as XHTML and XML.
It is a constrained subset of of XHTML, so it displays in a browser,
but is still pure XML.
Tantek Çelik & I spoke on this idea of using XHTML in a semantic way at
Can I invite Tantek to this list - he is on several of the standards
organisations & knows XHTML inside out.
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