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XHTML 1.1 Basic Publised as a W3C Recommendation (2008-07-29)

From: Gregory J. Rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 21:52:30 +0100
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <20080729205231.M38994@hicom.net>

aloha, all!

today, 29 July 2008, the W3C published XHTML 1.1 Basic as a techical 
recommendation

<q cite="http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-basic/#abstract">

The XHTML Basic document type includes the minimal set of modules 
required to be an XHTML host language document type, and in addition 
it includes images, forms, basic tables, and object support. It is 
designed for Web clients that do not support the full set of XHTML 
features; for example, Web clients such as mobile phones, PDAs, pagers, 
and settop boxes. The document type is rich enough for content 
authoring.

XHTML Basic is designed as a common base that may be extended. The goal 
of XHTML Basic is to serve as a common language supported by various 
kinds of user agents.

This revision, 1.1, supercedes version 1.0 as defined in 
http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/REC-xhtml-basic-20001219.

In this revision, several new features have been incorporated into the 
language in order to better serve the small-device community that is 
this language's major user:

   1. XHTML Forms (defined in [XHTMLMOD])
   2. Intrinsic Events (defined in [XHTMLMOD])
   3. The value attribute for the li element (defined in [XHTMLMOD])
   4. The target attribute (defined in [XHTMLMOD])
   5. The style element (defined in [XHTMLMOD])
   6. The style attribute (defined in [XHTMLMOD])
   7. XHTML Presentation module (defined in [XHTMLMOD])
   8. The inputmode attribute (defined in Section 5 of this document)

The document type definition is implemented using XHTML modules as 
defined in "XHTML Modularization" [XHTMLMOD].
</q>

References:

XHTMLMOD: http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-basic/#ref_xhtmlmod
XHTML 1.1 Basic, Section 5: http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-basic/#s_inputmode

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