Modularization of XHTML

W3C Working Draft4 October 2000

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Robert Adams, Intel Corporation
Murray Altheim, Sun Microsystems
Frank Boumphrey, HTML Writers Guild
Sam Dooley, IBM
Shane McCarron, Applied Testing and Technology
Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer, Mozquito Technologies
Ted Wugofski, Phone.com (formerly Gateway)


This Working Draft specifies an abstract modularization of XHTML and an implementation of the abstraction using XML Document Type Definitions (DTDs). This modularization provide a means for subsetting and extending XHTML, a feature needed for extending XHTML's reach onto emerging platforms.

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This is the "Working Draft" of "Modularization of XHTML". It is a version that incorporates some comments from the Last Call Working Draft review period. A diff-marked version from the Last Call draft is available for comparison purposes.

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The Working Group anticipates asking the W3C Director to advance this document to Candidate Recommendation after the Working Group processes Last Call review comments and incorporates resolutions into the Guidelines.

This document has been produced as part of the W3C HTML Activity. The goals of the HTML Working Group (members only) are discussed in the HTML Working Group charter (members only).

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