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Re: XHTML eXperience, reviewers

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@macvirus.com>
Date: Fri, 7 May 1999 18:11:42 -0700
Message-Id: <l03110700b3593a806b1e@[]>
To: www-html@w3.org, alan@encyclozine.com
Alan Richmond wrote:

> Are any of you using it already for live sites?

Yes [1], starting March 6.

> Why?

Because the W3C upgraded their Validation Service [2] for XHTML on March 4
(thank you very much).

> What problems have you encountered

Almost none. The site was HTML 4.0 Strict before; it renders exactly the
same in XHTML 1.0 Strict.

PIs, which I skipped, like those used to link style sheets, may show up in
MSIE 3.x Mac if I remember right. Most important (!), the XML declaration
in the first line _must be omitted_ or else MSIE 4.5 Mac (the current
shipping version for Macintosh) will display a document as text [3].
Corrections welcome.

I'll be interested in your other responses. Good luck with your article.

[1] http://www.macvirus.com/
[2] http://validator.w3.org/
[3] http://www.macvirus.com/test/xhtml/msie4.5mac-1.gif

Susan Lesch
Received on Friday, 7 May 1999 21:29:41 UTC

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