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Re: AW: Change of W3C website to HTML5?

From: <kienast@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 06:08:19 +0000
To: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <20100622160500.27510@gmx.net>
you forgot that html 5 is a only draft and internet explorer 6 does  
not support it.

regards
a.k.



On 27 May 2010, at 1:23 AM, FinanzNachrichten.de, Markus Meister wrote:

> Thank you for the speedy reply.
> Of course, we just got a nice new website, but a change to HTML5
> would be
> (in my opinion) a good support for the new language.

I am certain that we will move in that direction! :)

  _ Ian

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>
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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Ian Jacobs [mailto:ij@w3.org]
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 26. Mai 2010 18:36
> An: FinanzNachrichten.de, Markus Meister
> Cc: site-comments@w3.org
> Betreff: Re: Change of W3C website to HTML5?
>
>
> On 26 May 2010, at 11:28 AM, FinanzNachrichten.de, Markus Meister
> wrote:
>
>> Dear Ian,
>>
>> HTML5 is in all the media at the moment.
>> Good work, it's great to have such a wide media coverage!
>>
>> Apart from a very big xxx website using mainly flash videos, there
>> have not
>> been any announcements that somebody intends to 'update' to HTML5.
>> According to statistics, around half of the browsers used currently
>> cannot
>> show videos. Mainly old browsers and IE browsers are incompatible.
>>
>> Here the idea:
>> How about changing the W3C website from XHTML 1.0 to HTML5 to
>> present the
>> possibilities of this innovation?
>>
>> If W3C would make such a step and would show a video on the homepage
>> (to
>> those who have a 'modern' browser), it would also put some pressure
>> on MS to
>> speed up with an update to make their browsers compatible.
>>
>> If I do understand correctly, all browsers can already show the other
>> elements of HTML5 (apart from videos). So the website would still be
>> accessible for everybody.
>
> Hi Markus,
>
> I've been the person spearheading the site redesign effort. With the
> arrival of our new CEO, we have a certain number of high-priority
> tasks we are working on, and I have not heard "move the site to HTML5"
> as one of them. Thus, I can't make that a high priority right now. We
> would need to adjust tooling and so forth and unfortunately I can't
> spare the cycles right now.
>
>
> _ Ian
>
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> FINANZNACHRICHTEN.DE
>> Markus Meister
>>
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>>
>>
>
> --
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>

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