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Re: XHTML 1.0, section C14

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 00:40:45 +0000
To: Livio Mondini <livio.mondini@gmail.com>
Cc: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>, www-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <1164156046.24407.213.camel@galahad>

On Tue, 2006-11-21 at 20:53 +0100, Livio Mondini asked:

> Why xhtml 1 is more expensive than html 4.01 ?

I should think XHTML is more expensive to develop for than HTML because
it is less backwards compatible, so supporting both old-fashioned and
modern user agents takes up more developer time.

> The only problem is Microsoft and its decision to stop xml on
> web. Why?

Microsoft's stated reasons for driving web designers up the wall can be
found at:

http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2005/09/15/467901.aspx

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Wednesday, 22 November 2006 01:00:57 GMT

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