Deployability of XMLised HTML - authoritative survey?

John Cowan cowan at
Tue Oct 6 20:32:41 BST 1998

Dan Brickley wrote:

> I'd very much like to hear that these anecdotes are true, and that
> someone somewhere has undertaken a more comprehensive survey of browser
> behaviour. I guess something like this must be going on in the
> HTML-futures area -- if so a URL pointer would be very much appreciated.

Well, I can say that Netscape 4.06, IE 4.01, and Lynx 2.7, all on
Windows NT 4.0 SP3, are "XHTML-compliant" using the <BR /> trick.

This hardly constitutes a comprehensive survey, of course, but
have others datapoints to add?  Maybe we can *make* a survey.

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