Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Hooray for standards

I wrote this post in 2009, more than 13 years ago. It may be very out of date, partially or totally incorrect. I may even no longer agree with this, or might approach things differently if I wrote this post today. I rarely edit posts after writing them, but if I have there'll be a note at the bottom about what I changed and why. If something in this post is actively harmful or dangerous please get in touch and I'll fix it.

Hey, look, it’s a new W3C site.

Hm:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
 "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">

Ooh, XHTML…

$ curl -sI http://beta.w3.org/ | grep 'Content-Type'
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8

Heh.