[development] Administration Survey: Theme improvements,
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Thu Dec 1 21:27:29 UTC 2005
On Thu, 01 Dec 2005 22:19:56 +0100, Gabor Hojtsy <gabor at hojtsy.hu> wrote:
>>> Except that sending XHTML 1.0 Strict as text/html is valid, but
>>> sending XHTML
>>> 1.1 Strict as text/html is not right, according to the W3C. Since we
>>> send things as text/xml+html because IE is a broken ancient piece of
>>> crap, that means XHTML 1.0 is as up to date as we can support and
>>> still be
>> Using XHTML without application/xhtml+xml is pretty pointless. I'd
>> prefer a theme based on HTML 4.01.
> Actually doing all the Drupal core theme functions with XHTML in mind is
> quite a good idea IMHO. Any theme can do the fancy magic of detecting
> capable user agents, and send proper Content-type to them.
Certainly. I've been thinking about making a theme that used XHTML 1.0
for UAs supporting application/xhtml+xml and HTML 4.01 for other UAs, but
never got around to looking into the implementation details. That would
be the best of both worlds, IMHO.
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