Re: [uf-discuss] ‘XHTML’ references to ‘HTML’

André Luís at
Mon Nov 26 08:10:15 PST 2007


I agree with the concern. I sat on a presentation where the speaker
spoke of microformats as if they were xhtml-only. I know the POSH
concept is there to prevent this confusion, but apparently, it's not
enough, Is it? Maybe POS(X)H doesn't seem to cut it, does it?

André Luís

On Nov 26, 2007 3:55 PM, Ciaran McNulty <mail at> wrote:
> On Nov 26, 2007 3:42 PM, Ben Ward <lists at> wrote:
> > This is about making clear that microformats are an HTML technology,
> > not an exclusively XHTML technology. 'HTML' implies compatibility
> > with XHTML, 'XHTML' does not imply compatibility with HTML.
> It sounds like a solid idea to me, but I'd really worry that it would
> be unclear that we mean 'HTML and XHTML'.  Is (X)HTML too unwieldy to
> be the global replacement?
> -Ciaran McNulty
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