Modularization of XHTML

W3C Working Draft 10 September 1999

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Murray Altheim, Sun Microsystems
Frank Boumphrey, HTML Writers Guild
Sam Dooley, IBM
Shane McCarron, Applied Testing and Technology
Ted Wugofski, Gateway


This working draft specifies an abstract modularization of XHTML 1.0. A companion document, Building XHTML Modules, implements this abstraction as a collection of component XML Document Type Definitions (DTDs). This modularization provide a means for subsetting and extending XHTML, a feature desired for extending XHTML's reach onto emerging platforms.

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