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   Re: ATTN: Please comment on XHTML (before it's too late)

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  • From: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>
  • To: "Braden N . McDaniel" <braden@endoframe.com>
  • Date: Sun, 29 Aug 1999 17:27:42 -0400

At 05:22 PM 8/29/99 -0400, Braden N . McDaniel wrote:

>Creating an HTML 4.0 document that will be butchered by today's browsers 
>is a snap. There are elements that remain unrecognized in the popular 
>browsers. EMBED, which is part of no HTML spec, remains more popular on 
>the Web than OBJECT simply because it works better. That's how it's less a 
>reality than HTML 3.2.

If you have to reach for EMBED and OBJECT for examples, I can't by any 
stretch call this a failure.

Nearly the entire HWG site is written in valid HTML 4.0 (and CSS) and it 
doesn't fail at all (www.hwg.org)

It can be done, and it's not at all hard.

Ann Navarro
Author: Effective Web Design: Master the Essentials
Buy it Online!    http://www.webgeek.com/about.html
Owner, WebGeek Communications   http://www.webgeek.com
Vice President, HTML Writers Guild   http://www.hwg.org

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