wsiegrist at apple.com
Tue Jul 14 07:50:12 PDT 2009
On Jul 14, 2009, at 7:26 AM, Kristofer Henriksson wrote:
> I believe that while the W3C will be disbanding the XHTML working
> group, this does not extend to the specification itself, which will
> exist in the HTML 5 specification (see
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/the-xhtml-syntax.html#the-xhtml-syntax). In
> other words, XHTML will continue to be have the same level of support
> by the W3C, with XHTML 5 and HTML 5 being two equivalent
> representations of the markup.
> Since HTML 5 is not yet a recommendation, it would be hasty to switch
> to it already. If we switch to XHTML 5 when the HTML 5 specification
> is released, it would be by far the easiest path that we could take
> while maintaining support for current standards.
> It seems that some are simply opposed to XHTML. Is there a particular
> reason to dislike using it for the site?
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