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Re: XHTML achieving traction (was storing info in XSL-FO: new issue? [was: Draft TAG Finding:...])

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 14:23:44 -0700
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Dare Obasanjo <dareo@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <B986AFF0.155FE%tantek@cs.stanford.edu>

Add to your list the New York Public Library:

 http://www.nypl.org/styleguide/

Which now requires that:

 "Branch Libraries projects must be authored in valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional
and styled with valid Cascading Style Sheets."

Tantek


On 8/18/02 2:27 PM, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> 
> On Sat, 17 Aug 2002, Dare Obasanjo wrote:
>> 
>> Where has XHTML 1.0 received huge traction?
> 
> (and Didier PH Martin <martind@netfolder.com> asked a similar question.)
> 
> It's achieved huge traction in the number of pages on the web which
> are now XHTML1 rather than HTML4 or tag soup. Many new pages that use
> XHTML1 (sent as text/html, of course, so none of the advantages of
> using XHTML1 are being realised, since browsers handle text/html as
> tag soup). For example:
> 
>  http://www.msn.com/
>  http://www.ibm.com/
>  http://www.wellsfargo.com/
>  http://www.ctv.ca/
>  http://www.sex.com/
>  http://www.dvdtalk.com/
>  http://www.findwho.com/
>  http://www.gnome.org/
>  http://www.kde.org/
>  http://www.kulturaxe.net/
>  http://www.musictheory.net/
>  http://mpt.phrasewise.com/
>  http://www.w3.org/
>  http://www.webstandards.org/
>  http://www.xiven.com/
>  http://www.xmlns.com/
>  http://www.bigfoot.com/~alexeyc/
>  http://www.chinaweblog.com/
> 
> Authors are increasingly using XHTML1 rather than HTML4 for new pages.
> This is a trend I've noticed (as part of doing QA for Mozilla, I often
> have to look at the source of recently authored web pages).
Received on Monday, 19 August 2002 17:14:36 GMT

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