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Re: XHTML 1.0 Strict VS XHTML 1.1

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 07:28:31 +0100
To: "Abyss - Information" <Info@abyss.ws>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <200605180728.31683.david@dorward.me.uk>

On Thursday 18 May 2006 04:47, Abyss - Information wrote:

> I have a question, I am sorry if this is the wrong place to ask it.

A better place would probably be the comp.infosystems.www.authoring.html 

> I would like someone to finally clear up the myths and rumours about the
> differences about xhtml 1.0 strict and xhtml 1.1

> Is XHTML 1.0 strict the same as XHTML 1.1 - If you make sure all
> presentation is done via CSS ?


> If not what are the differences?

The official list of chances can be found in the spec: 

Unfortunately there are a number of undocumented changes as well. For example 
the data type for the class attribute has changed so 'class=""' is no longer 
allowed, and there is no provision for serving XHTML 1.1 as text/html as 
there is in Appendix C of XHTML 1.0 (even if it does have circular references 
and depends on a browser bug).

David Dorward       <http://blog.dorward.me.uk/>   <http://dorward.me.uk/>
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