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XHTML 2 And You!

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I’m adding a new article to the “Articles” section of this site. This article from Zeldman.com discusses XHTML 2’s few benefits and many pitfalls.

This [switching to XHTML 2] would be a big deal if everyone in the web business was itching to use XHTML 2. But aside from a few academics and XML geeks, nobody we know is in a hurry to use an unfinished, unsupported markup spec that abandons familiar methods to achieve unknown benefits. Web designers have been slow to adopt even technologies that provide clear benefits and are known to work well, like CSS1.

Ryan Parman

is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than . Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.