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To XML or not XML?

From: Mike Ginter <mginter@ket.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 14:23:31 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <3B8A9011.6E7AD161@ket.org>
To: www-html@w3.org

    I am noticing that there seems to be no html 5 standards.  Instead,
it looks to me that XML will become the new standard and that XHTML will
be a transitional standard.  I cannot seem to find any pages that give
an overview as to what all of us will have to deal with in the "NEAR"
future 1-3 years (I know that nobody can predict this).  I have read
that xml will be much more strict when it comes to formatting your code
and that all tags should be lower cased.  Are these true?

I am a web designer, but I am a reluctant one that doesn't like the tech
side that much.  For this reason I don't keep up with the latest WC3
standards like I should.  I find WC3's site very confusing to sort
through.  I know the answers are probably there but I am having a hard
time finding and understanding, everything that is said.  Forgive my
Received on Tuesday, 28 August 2001 22:44:53 UTC

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