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Re: Some thoughts regarding DW

On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 03:45:27AM +0200, Jutta Wrage wrote:
> Am 16.08.2005 um 01:49 schrieb Steve Langasek:

> >This is a misrepresentation of the facts.  As it was explained to  
> >you at the
> >time, the issues you were experiencing were *not* caused by a lack of
> >standards-compliance of the web pages in question, they were caused  
> >by a

> It was caused. XHTML has to be delivered by the server as application/ 
> xml+xhtml and _not_ text/html for which every brower is allowed to  
> interpret as: here comes HTML. That means: The xhtml page must be  
> compatible with HTML if delivered as text/html. But the homepage of d- 
> w is not compatible, with html, so compatibility mode _cannot_ be  
> used. If tzhe page is not compatible, anything may happen.

> You may believe it or not: If keeping standards it is not that   
> difficult to create modern pages which read fine with lynx or older  
> browsers. Only for some really crappy software you need some hacks.


Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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