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Is html really dead?
thewebguy




msg:605325
 5:45 pm on Apr 25, 2001 (gmt 0)

I need some opinions on this one. I have just read that as of APRIL 10, 2001 that HTML was declared DEAD...It is now part of XML. The W3 made it official that XHTML 1.0 is the official new standard, Should we now modify our webpages to the XHTML?...If I am not mistaken XHTML is HTML are one of the same only the X is mor eproper in coding. NO caps <P> NO Good </P>
<p> Good </p>
Everything need </> Plus others..Do you think it is wise to transfer all the HTML pages to the XHTML now?

 

Xoc




msg:605326
 7:43 pm on Apr 25, 2001 (gmt 0)

Welcome to WebmasterWorld!

You should see what I posted in this thread: [webmasterworld.com...]

HTML is not dead, but it is being superceded. You should at least code all new pages using XHTML transitional, and fix up old pages as you have time.

thewebguy




msg:605327
 8:51 pm on Apr 25, 2001 (gmt 0)

SO basically I can run my site though the XHTML conversion [chami.com...]
and things should be okay...XHTML is really just a tighten up version of HTML if I am not mistaken....

Brett_Tabke




msg:605328
 7:00 am on Apr 26, 2001 (gmt 0)

Hey, OptWiz, what are you up too? That's url drop for those guys #3. What gives? Friend? Affliate program? That's not like you.

thewebguy




msg:605329
 12:33 pm on Apr 26, 2001 (gmt 0)

The program is FREE first of all and second I am trying to find out information on this program I want to know if it works in the XHTML transfer that is not...NO friend no affliation what so ever..Just trying to find out some info if that is okay

Brett_Tabke




msg:605330
 3:30 pm on Apr 26, 2001 (gmt 0)

Ok, just seems out of character for you. Since it is a freebie, I think I'll give it a shot myself.

thewebguy




msg:605331
 5:55 pm on Apr 27, 2001 (gmt 0)

Brett..
The program works..I have used it for one site and seems to work well...

pshea




msg:605332
 11:37 pm on Apr 27, 2001 (gmt 0)

For those who need to simply convert their HTML to XHTML, the free program referenced earlier in this thread is a bit of an overkill as it is pretty large. The portion of that program which performs the conversion is the same one offered by the w3c strictly for this purpose. The w3c's program [w3.org] is downloadable, quick and very much to the point.

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