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Re: [minutes] CT Call 6 january 2009

From: Tom Hume <Tom.Hume@futureplatforms.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 22:31:20 +0000
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To: public-bpwg-ct <public-bpwg-ct@w3.org>

I don't agree I'm afraid. Looking at Eduardo's stats, at least 99.84%  
of documents are XHTML but not advertised as such. This leaves 0.16%  
of sites as XHTML and advertised as such.

Combine with NetCrafts figures of and that's just shy of 300,000 sites  
- a pretty significant number to discount, even if a small proportion  
of the overall web IMHO.

On 7 Jan 2009, at 22:20, Luca Passani wrote:

> I'll try to find some data. But do we agree that if less than 1% of  
> full-web-only adopt xml+xhtml as a MIME type, then we can call xhtml 
> +xml an absolute heuristic for detecting mobile sites?
> (of course, I still believe that those sites are way less than 1% of  
> the full web, but I say 1% to leave some margin for error in the  
> unlikely event  that whoever collected the stats found two or three  
> of those sites out of a pool of only a few hundreds)

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