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Re: XHTML 1.1 as text/html

From: Sierk Bornemann <sierkb@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 16:55:08 +0200
Message-Id: <5CAC034A-5559-42D9-821D-76BB7AB6B40F@gmx.de>
Cc: "www-validator@w3.org Community" <www-validator@w3.org>
To: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>


Am 27.04.2007 um 15:49 schrieb David Dorward:

> It means it probably will be. The issue is under discussion in
> Bugzilla.

I know, that there is a bug filed. You mean Bug 785 http://www.w3.org/ 
Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=785 ?:-)

> Because (a) You aren't using it according to spec and (b) Client
> support for it is poor

Which noteworthy clients besides Internet Explorer don't support  
XHTML and its recommended MIME type?

> So write THOSE pages in XHTML 1.1 and serve THOSE pages as
> application/xhtml+xml (and only as application/xhtml+xml).

For instance, eee
http://sierkbornemann.de/pub/misc/tux

This is file is served by classic content negotiation, tux.html and  
tux.xhtml do exist.
But this can't be done for every single document of my site, whose  
pages are static files to 99%. This would be a rediculous overhead in  
storing each single file twice (one .html version and one .xhtml  
version).
I acknowledge, that it would be easier, if I had generated content,  
whose Mimetype would be set on-the-fly, depending on the client, who  
is requesting.


Sierk

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