Subject: Re: Which HTML standard to follow?
To: None <netbsd-docs@NetBSD.org>
From: Rui Paulo <rpaulo@NetBSD.org>
Date: 07/18/2005 23:02:27
On 2005.07.18 23:57:05 +0000, Klaus Heinz wrote:
| as PR admin/30763 points out (I had meant to start validating again, but
| did not follow up :-/) we have a bad mix of DOCTYPE declaration and
| actual content in our pages at the moment.
| My opinion regarding the DOCTYPE is, that we should try to stay with
| "HTML 4.01 Transitional" and not go the XHTML 1.0 route yet.
| The only way I would reconsider this would be if it turns out too much
| hassle to keep HTML 4.01 and become standards compliant, ie if our
| tools prevent us from producing valid HTML 4.01.
| As a first step to compliance, I think we should banish the
| xmlns=".../xhtml" attributes by using exclude-result-prefixes="html".
I agree, "HTML 4.01 Transitional" is the way because, unfortunately,
not every browser on earth understands XHTML.
As a joke we can say, "NetBSD runs on almost every plataform, so why can't
I see NetBSD.org on every browser ?" :)
-- Rui Paulo