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From James A Sutherland <ja...@cam.ac.uk>
Subject Re: Converting docs to XHTML (was Re: HTML3.2 -> HTML4.0)
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2000 09:56:27 GMT
On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, you wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Nov 2000, Joshua Slive wrote:
> 
> > 2. We wait about two days to make sure eveyone has a chance to
> > read this thread and voice their opinion on conversion to XHTML.
> 
> OK, here is a lurker's opinion :-)
> 
> Have you considered the problems that may occur with older browsers that
> doesn't support XHTML? Some old browsers doesn't handle tags without
> closing tags, such as <BR/> or <BR />, very gracefully.

Oh? Which browsers do this?

Personally, I think we can ignore any browser that broken; with time, it will
have problems with more and more of the WWW. Depending, of course, on WHICH
browsers do this :-)

> Apart from this, I think it sounds like a good idea and I wouldn't mind
> helping out with the conversion.

Excellent!


James.

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