emergency weblog; or: epersonae; or: elaine nelson

in which I write about stuff

links for 2009-07-07

  • "There is nothing about HTML5 that represents long-term growth. Nothing that represents industry consensus about how the structure of web content should mature so that it is accessible to the handicapped. Nothing that makes it easier to markup content with its semantics in an extensible way. Nothing that allows the use of long-agreed upon W3C Recommendations." Fascinating stuff, I hadn't thought at all about this w/in the overall W3C mission.
  • "It has only been a few days but I am already sick of the “XHTML is bullshit, man!” crowd using the cessation of XHTML 2.0 activity to condescend to—or even childishly glory in the “folly” of—web developers who build with XHTML 1.0, a stable W3C recommendation for nearly ten years, and one that will continue to work indefinitely." Thank you. I like using XHTML purely for consistency in coding…always be closing & all that.

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