[racket-dev] Web language

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Tue Oct 26 10:29:53 EDT 2010

5 minutes ago, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:01 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> >
> > OK, I changed it -- but here are some of the points that made me
> > think that `html' is the right choice:
> Here's one more (and IMHO more significant) point: XHTML is on the
> way out as a web technology.  In particular, HTML5 is treating the
> whole HTML-in-XML idea as mostly failed and continuing without
> paying it much attention.  For more details, see:
>   http://dev.w3.org/html5/html4-differences/#syntax
> and
>   http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/HTML_vs._XHTML

[Wait -- you mean that xhtml is the following standard to html4, but
then the even newer html5 dumps all that work and re-starts from html4
with artificial compatibility to xhmlt??  What kind of twisted
standard does that make??]

In any case, that sounds like it will be desirable to move it back to
`html' in the not-so-far future, and then renaming the new collection
will make even less sense.  Sounds like I should go back to `html'

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