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Re: Indicating browser support for XHTML1.0

From: Chris Haynes <chris@harvington.org.uk>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 20:24:09 -0000
Message-ID: <000d01c17393$a4edf710$0200000a@RINGO>
To: <roconnor@Math.Berkeley.EDU>, "www-html" <www-html@w3.org>

Russell O'Connor  wrote:
.  Since it is likely
> that a wide target audience is what you really want, I'd suggest
sticking
> to HTML 4.01, or HTML 3.2.

Hmmm.

For my code, for example, I estimate I use ~25% less bytes when I use
CSS rather than tag-attributes. My application is very interactive -
so for anyone on a dial-up link this difference
would make a noticable difference in usability.

It seems a shame to admit defeat, and to deny those who do invest in
the latest browsers the
benefits gained by using the latest standards.

It also does not encourage the browser vendors to keep up with the
standards if there are (unnecessary?) impediments to creating content
in them.

Chris
Received on Thursday, 22 November 2001 15:26:04 GMT

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