[whatwg] Seperation of Content and Interface

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 09:52:18 PDT 2004

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.


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