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>Use HTML 4 instead of XHTML

>Here are some simple reasons for using HTML 4.01 with a strict doctype instead of using XHTML:

 

>Firebug 1.2 beta 2 for Firefox 3.0

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On the Firebug blog, an announcement is posted about the release of Firebug 1.2 beta 2. It’s compatible with Firefox 3.0 RC, but not with Firefox 2.0.

For the uninitiated, Firebug is a Firefox extension that provides a host of web development tools, such as various inspectors, a JavaScript debugger, etc.

 

>Microsoft wants to break up HTML 5

>In an interview with SDTimes, Chris Wilson, MSIE platform architect Chris Wilson proposed that HTML 5 be split into several substandards.

Sounds like a reasonable and interesting proposal, but even better is to see that Microsoft appears to join the HTML 5 bandwagon. Although reviews on MSIE 8 beta 1 have not been very positive, the overall impression is that web standards support from Redmond is improving.

 
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Posted by on 25 April 2008 in html, html5, ie, ie8, microsoft, ms, msie, msie8

 

>MSIE 8 default is standards compliance

>This is great news! Microsoft is announcing they changed their standards compliance policy for Internet Explorer 8. It will now default to the new IE8 rendering engine, offering the best standards compliance so far.

This is great news to the Web, to both users and developers.

 
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Posted by on 4 March 2008 in html, ie, ie8, internet explorer, msie, msie8, standards, web