Modularization of XHTML

W3C Recommendation 10 April 2001

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Murray Altheim, Sun Microsystems
Frank Boumphrey, HTML Writers Guild
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Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer, Mozquito Technologies AG
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This Recommendation specifies an abstract modularization of XHTML and an implementation of the abstraction using XML Document Type Definitions (DTDs). This modularization provides a means for subsetting and extending XHTML, a feature needed for extending XHTML's reach onto emerging platforms.

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This document has been reviewed by W3C Members and other interested parties and has been endorsed by the Director as a W3C Recommendation. It is a stable document and may be used as reference material or cited as a normative reference from another document. W3C's role in making the Recommendation is to draw attention to the specification and to promote its widespread deployment. This enhances the functionality and interoperability of the Web.

This document has been produced by the W3C HTML Working Group (members only) as part of the W3C HTML Activity. The goals of the HTML Working Group are discussed in the HTML Working Group charter. The W3C staff contact for work on HTML is Masayasu Ishikawa.

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Please report errors in this document to www-html-editor@w3.org (archive). The list of known errors in this specification is available at http://www.w3.org/2001/04/REC-xhtml-modularization-20010410-errata.

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