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Apr 23, 2009 XHTML http://www.w3schools.com/xhtml/
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2 What is XHTML? XHTML stands for Ex tensible H ypert ext M arkup L anguage XHTML is aimed to replace HTML XHTML is almost identical to HTML 4.01 XHTML is a stricter and cleaner version of HTML XML (Ex tensible M arkup L anguage) is a markup language designed for describing data XHTML is HTML redefined as an XML application XHTML is a “bridge” between HTML and XML
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3 The problem with HTML HTML started out as a way of way of describing the structure of documents, with tags to indicate headers, paragraphs, and the like Because people wanted to control the appearance of documents, HTML acquired tags to control fonts, alignment, etc. The result is a markup language that does both, but isn’t very good at either
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4 HTML vs. XML XML looks a lot like HTML, but-- HTML uses a fixed set of tags With XML you make up your own tags (and define what they mean in a separate document) HTML is designed to display data to humans XML is designed to describe data to computers Browsers are very tolerant
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course AR 107 taught by Professor Gracegraham during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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