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Subject: RE: [office] Conformance Clause proposal, Version 8


I don't mind describing the conformable (short for
optionally-carrying-foreign-elements-attributes-values) document as a case
of hosting features on an ODF document carrier, although I am not sure this
case is a precise fit.  I just object to it being the name for it.

I of course agree with your assessment of our respective perspectives and I
thank you for the background with regard to "loose" and other terms (having
overlooked that I use HTML 4.01 transitional as my HTML DTD of choice until
HTML 5 is baked).

 - Dennis 

-----Original Message-----
From: robert_weir@us.ibm.com [mailto:robert_weir@us.ibm.com] 
Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2009 13:49
To: office@lists.oasis-open.org
Subject: RE: [office] Conformance Clause proposal, Version 8

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But where you talk about extending an XML vocabulary with other name 
spaces, the practice is to call the vocabulary extended in that way the 
"host language".  By using that convention we would be following 
established practice, regardless of whether that practice is "geeky" or 

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Of course, by now everyone knows what Dennis and I think on the matter. 
Our votes will obviously cancel each other out.  So what really matters is 
what others on the TC think of the proposal.  I'll look forward to reading 
them on this list and in our call on Monday.


"Dennis E. Hamilton" <dennis.hamilton@acm.org> wrote on 02/05/2009 
03:14:28 PM:
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