[thelist] Standards advice

David Bindel dbindel at austin.rr.com
Fri Jan 3 21:56:01 CST 2003

> I have noticed that many large scale commercial sites such as
> yahoo and amazon do not use more modern standards such as
> XHTML and never in fact specify doctypes.
> I am assuming that this is to botch the browser into a sort
> of version 4 mode which they know will work on most platforms
> Should I go for this route for maximum compatibility or stick
> to XHTML?

Here's a good article from A List Apart:

Also, see www.MACCAWS.org (Making A Commercial Case for the Adoption of
Web Standards).

Two very good pro-standards resources.

David Bindel

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