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Re: Sending XHTML 1.1 as text/html

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 14:06:02 -0800
Message-ID: <17886.5066.88304.475405@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: aaronr@us.ibm.com
Cc: www-forms@w3.org


note that most of those arguments are written assuming that you
have written bits and pieces of html4 tagsoup in your supposed
xhtml document.

personally (and this is water under the bridge and cant be fixed)
I believe changing mime types from text/html to
application/xml+xhtml -- decision the W3C made in 2001 was a
mistake --- 

Aaron Reed writes:
 > 
 > Hi Victor,
 > 
 > Here is one man's opinion: http://www.hixie.ch/advocacy/xhtml
 > 
 > --Aaron
 > 
 > victor@method.se wrote:
 > > Hello!
 > > 
 > > I'm wondering why it's bad to send a XHTML 1.1 page as text/html instead of XML?
 > > I mean, is it mainly because one of the most popular web browser (not mentioning 
 > > it) can't understand it? Or is it more than that, like security issues?
 > > 
 > > I have a website www.method.se which perfectly validates as XHTML 1.1 even though I 
 > > send it as text/html. I developed it with semantics and usability in mind. Should I 
 > > rather use XHTML 1.0 Strict instead?
 > > 
 > > Best regards,
 > > Victor Norgren
 > > Method of Sweden - Designa en egen skräddarsydd kostym
 > > http://www.method.se
 > > 
 > > 
 > > 
 > > 
 > 
 > 

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--raman

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