jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org
Tue Jul 14 03:50:21 PDT 2009
On Jul 14, 2009, at 6:40 AM, Joshua Root wrote:
> On 2009-7-14 08:31, Jeremy Lavergne wrote:
>> I'd like to point out that using XHTML was a somewhat divergent path
>> from HTML. With the advent of HTML 5, we find ourselves once again
>> returning to the HTML side of things.
> On the other hand: XHTML5.
Doesn't exist in any practical sense.
>> Interested in this transition, I asked wms how to go about
>> the change. He directed me to ask you for your thoughts on
>> bringing the
>> site into HTML 5. So, ticket-filers, hecklers, committers, package
>> maintainers, admins, and others: How do you feel about having the
>> change forward to HTML 5?
> Wanting to support IE is the number one reason to use HTML rather than
> XHTML. IE has never handled XHTML; if you serve it with the right MIME
> type it can't display it and just downloads the file, and if you serve
> it as text/html it parses it as invalid HTML. Do we care enough
> about IE
> to warrant any action?
> I don't think anyone would complain if you did the work to switch the
> site over to HTML, but I don't see nearly enough value in it to do
> work myself.
And also getting the site off of XHTML ;-) No one said you had to do
the work, and those of us that are interested could tend to it :-P It
seems like a fairly simple change since it is PHP-driven.
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