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Re: [Lynx-dev] HTML5 meta charset attribute

From: David Dorward
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] HTML5 meta charset attribute
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 07:07:47 +0100

On 9 Oct 2011, at 21:19, Keith Bowes wrote:
> Agreed.  I don't actually think HTML5 itself is that common anyway.
> There are some fanboys, but generally, the HTML5 revolution isn't going
> to happen (no, the XHTML revolution didn't happen either, despite being
> big in some communities, most notably the code generated by blogs,
> forums, and similar tools).  Almost all standards-compliant websites I see 
> are in XHTML
> 1.0.  I think the only place that HTML5 is going to make a dent is that
> people are going to start using the new functionality in
> non-standards-complaint pages (similar to how they did with HTML 4 and

I don't see how people using new features in tag soup documents instead of 
compliant documents makes a difference to the need for browsers to support 
those features.

David Dorward

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