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Re: HTML or XHTML - why do you use it?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 18:40:49 +0000 (GMT)
To: Nick Boalch <nick@fof.durge.org>
Cc: "www-html@w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0301061840160.4908-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 6 Jan 2003, Nick Boalch wrote:
>>>
>>> [1] <URL: http://www.hixie.ch/advocacy/xhtml>, for example.
>> 
>> Think I've read this before. It only talks about why one shouldn't send 
>> XHTML as text/html, right?
> 
> More or less. It's conclusion is that XHTML delivered as text/html is 
> broken and XHTML delivered as text/xml is risky, so authors intending 
> their work for public consumption should stick to HTML 4.01.

Wow, I've never seen someone summarise that document so succintly.

Do you mind if I use that as the abstract?

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