Of CSS and XHTML (was: Re: J2EE)

Tom Emerson tree at basistech.com
Thu Dec 4 20:56:44 UTC 2003

David Miller writes:
> However, based on some conversations I've had with persons who are actually
> on the W3C XHTML committee, and a visit to the Real World, I still think
> XHTML for the sake of being XHTML is a bad idea at this point.

Absolutely: there is no need to use XHTML right now beyond the ability
to validate, which is already complicated by the use of templates and
such. Better to use Tidy or whatever to look for lossage like this.

> I would have no objections from changing our doctype from HTML 4.01
> Transitional to HTML 4.01 Strict however.  Which would be at the
> expense of markup features that NS4 understands.

Besides server push, what NS4 specific eye candy does BZ use?

Tom Emerson                                          Basis Technology Corp.
Software Architect                                 http://www.basistech.com
  "Beware the lollipop of mediocrity: lick it once and you suck forever"

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