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726717890[Gecko] [Internet Explorer] [Opera] [Webkit] Narrow the scope of the xml:base ban to HTML elements. If SVG wants to allow them, e.g., that's up to them.2012-08-24 19:02
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--- source	(revision 7266)
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@@ -12129,9 +12129,10 @@
   defined in XML Base. <a href="#refsXMLBASE">[XMLBASE]</a></p>
 
   <p>The <code title="attr-xml-base">xml:base</code> attribute may be
-  used on elements of <span>XML documents</span>. Authors must not
-  use the <code title="attr-xml-base">xml:base</code> attribute in
-  <span>HTML documents</span>.</p>
+  used on <span>HTML elements</span> of <span>XML documents</span>.
+  Authors must not use the <code title="attr-xml-base">xml:base</code>
+  attribute on <span>HTML elements</span> in <span>HTML
+  documents</span>.</p>
 
 
   <h5>The <dfn title="attr-dir"><code>dir</code></dfn> attribute</h5>
@@ -101802,7 +101803,12 @@
   <p>No other namespaced attribute can be expressed in <span>the
   HTML syntax</span>.</p>
 
+  <p class="note">Whether the attributes in the table above are
+  conforming or not is defined by other specifications (e.g. the SVG
+  and MathML specifications); this section only describes the syntax
+  rules if the attributes are serialised using the HTML syntax.</p>
 
+
   <h5>Optional tags</h5>
 
   <p>Certain tags can be <dfn

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