[html5] Updating to XHTML 1 to HTML5

Alastair Campbell ac at alastc.com
Thu Sep 2 04:24:31 PDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 02, 2010 at 10:05:37AM +0000, Ian Hickson wrote:
> Oh if you want to switch from XHTML to HTML (any version), then that's a 
> bit more work. You'll have to change from the XML syntax to HTML. 

I've had to switch between HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0 a few times, and the XHTML>HTML route is generally easier, a search and replace on:
will get you most of the way.

Brenden, was there anything you *needed* XHTML 1.1 for, or was did you use that because it seemed the best choice at the time?

You mentioned MathML, so I guess if you've used that, a little more advice (or a link) might help more than "more or less" ;)

Not something I've looked into, but these look like good starting points:

Kind regards,


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