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From David Crossley <cross...@indexgeo.com.au>
Subject Re: XHTML compliance
Date Wed, 17 Dec 2003 07:57:07 GMT
Marshall Roch wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> > I meant the "media type" http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-media-types/
> > Whether text/html is the correct thing to do.
> 
> Whoops, my mistake.  I would say text/html, since that's most likely to 
> work in old browsers and other user agents (cell phones, PDAs, 
> java-enabled toasters ;-), and XHTML still has more of its roots in HTML 
> than XML.

But did you see the discussion in the document that Ivan mentioned?
Much of the talk is about "XHTML delivered as text/html is broken".

This is why we have been treading very carefully in this area and
why i would prefer that we continue to deliver HTML by default.
What do others think?

--David


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