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

Ann Navarro ann at
Sun Aug 29 23:31:04 BST 1999

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 (

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

Ann Navarro
Author: Effective Web Design: Master the Essentials
Buy it Online!
Owner, WebGeek Communications
Vice President, HTML Writers Guild

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