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Re: HTML 4.x or XHTML for accessibility

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 12:55:39 -0000
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"John Foliot - bytown internet" <foliot@bytowninternet.com>
> We did a test, and while HTML 4.01 Trans. was decent, and HTML4.01
Strict
> even better, pages authored to XHTML strict were virtually flawless.
Now
> the Blackberry is not quite as ubiquitous as the Palm (yet), but it
ain't no
> sci-fi toy either... there are plenty of them out there all ready.  As
a
> content owner I would want my information available to the broadest
possible
> audience (right?), and so, whenever possible, I would look to use
XHTML,
> only because it does just that.

but for Microsoft Pocket IE, on the iPaq renders the XML processing
instruction, so that clearly does not understand xhtml.

What was the distinction between HTML 4.01 strict and xhtml 1.0 strict
(xhtml 1.1 is clearly not an option as that should not be served as
text/html)

Jim.
Received on Tuesday, 18 June 2002 08:58:20 GMT

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