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[whatwg] Seperation of Content and Interface

From: Jim Ley <jim.ley@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 17:52:18 +0100
Message-ID: <851c8d31040715095262e5c91a@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 16:48:33 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> If so, why haven't any of the languages that are just that -- e.g. SVG,
> XForms, even XHTML -- replaced HTML?

because other than XHTML they're in different problem spaces.

> XHTML is in fact a very good example. XHTML1 and HTML4 are almost
> identical. Why have virtually no authors switched to XHTML?

because virtually identical and not supported by browsers provides no
motivation to change, exactly the same challenges as WF2 has.

Jim.
Received on Thursday, 15 July 2004 09:52:18 UTC

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