[whatwg] Re: OT: XHTML as text/html

Pete Harlow peter.harlow at thales-transportservices.com
Tue Jul 20 06:01:13 PDT 2004

fantasai wrote:
> Pete Harlow wrote:
>> Another for the record:
>> I wrote www.catnip.co.uk in validated XHTML 1.0 served text/html, and 
>> as far as I know it renders OK in most browsers. I had more trouble 
>> with CSS breaking NS4.
> Read http://www.hixie.ch/advocacy/xhtml
> (You should know that "renders ok in most browsers" != "is correct markup"
> already.)

Oh, but only too true. I said validated XHTML, as in the w3c's 
validator. It was getting it to validate, and also render ok in most 
browsers, that was the PITA. I wouldn't post anything that didn't go 
through the w3c's validator - now whether *that* is sound policy...




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