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Re: Tips for deprecated tags and attributes

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 08:23:50 +0000 (UTC)
To: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0404240822490.5760@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 24 Apr 2004, David Dorward wrote:
> There was, IIRC, some talk on www-html about merging <acronym> with
> <abbr>, but as XHTML 2.0 is not being designed to be backwards compatable,
> won't be ready for years and won't be significantly supported by browsers
> for even longer - that is unimportant right now.

My understanding is that the HTML working group intends for XHTML2 to
reach last call in a few months, so it should be ready this year. Once it
is in CR, implementing it in Web browsers will probably be quite simple,
at least for most of it.

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