[uf-dev] RE: XBRL, XHTML, Microformats and context-aware computing
ryan at theryanking.com
Mon Dec 17 15:13:56 PST 2007
On Dec 17, 2007, at 2:33 PM, Diane Mueller wrote:
> Perhaps a bit more clarification is need:
> We're not talking about creating invalid documents, just documents
> will not validate against the core XHTML schemas.
This seems like a contradiction to me.
> There are accepted ways of extending the XHTML namespace, but if we
> do, we
> know that we must recognize that we no longer have a valid core XHTML
This makes it sound like you're doing something very different than
microformats. Microformats build on existing web technologies in ways
that are compatible with existing user agents (like browsers).
> Another question to add to the list:
> Has anyone attempted to use Microformats to encode something more
> like MathML and SVG?
These are far outside the bounds of microformats. Also, you don't
need microformats in order to use these XML dialects in XHTML. 
1. Some mozilla-centric examples:
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