Re: New Tutorial: Character sets & encodings in XHTML, HTML and CSS

Mark Davis scripsit:

> a.. We recommend the use of XHTML wherever possible; and if you serve XHTML as
> text/html we assume that you are conforming to the compatibility guidelines in
> Appendix C of the XHTML 1.0 specification.
> a.. We recognize that XHTML served as XML is still not widely supported, and
> that therefore many XHTML 1.0 pages will be served as text/html.
> Isn't this a pretty counter-productive recommendation; it sounds like you are
> saying: "we recommend that you use something that won't work on the vast
> majority of your users browsers"?

No.  What it says is:  a) use XHTML for authoring; b) use the compatibility
recommendations; c) label it as text/html.

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Received on Thursday, 25 March 2004 12:54:18 UTC