Wired News Redesigns With Web Standards
Friday October 11th, 2002
Brent Marshall, Anonymous, sacolcor and Doron all wrote in to tell us that Wired News has a new, standards-compliant design. The site, part of Terra Lycos (Condé Nast owns the magazine bit), is now coded in XHTML 1.0 Transitional and CSS with not a
#14 A bit too standards compliant
Saturday October 12th, 2002 8:24 AM
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Choosing XHTML 1.1 is probably going a bit too far. As of now only Mozilla (and possibly Opera) can make heads or tails of XHTML 1.1. If you chose XHTML 1.0 Strict or Transitional (with allt the HTML compatibility tricks) the code might have a reasonable chance of being adopted by anyone. Choosing HTML 4.01 Strict or Transitional would probably be even more realistic for Slashdot.
I would go for XHTML 1.0 Strict. Once the world is ready for XHTML 1.1 it would be a small task to upgrade the code to the new standard.