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Re: XHTML or HTML 4 ?

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Forward-compatibility for your XHTML creations.
Some parts of the XHTML 2 spec, as of right now (7th draft version), are
not supposed to be backward-compatible with XHTML 1.0. So there you have
it. More proof? Go to this exact url:


and then read in the right column these words:

"XHTML 2 won't come into operation for a while yet, not least because it
is not designed to be backwards-compatible (...)"

So, as of right now, your XHTML 1.0 page might (will?) have to be
re-written one day.

Again, that page shows another blatant contradiction.

XHTML is the new set of
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The article itself, the one which was promoting XHTML, was and still is
using deprecated attributes:



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Even WCAG 2.0 states the opposite. Validity does not ensure
accessibility. Even WCAG 2.0 Level 1 compliance will not require validity.


"It's the tools that need to be fixed and the developers and authors
that need to upgrade their skills, not the guidelines that should be
dumbed down."
http://www.456bereastreet.com/archive/200506/validity_and_accessibility /

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