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I generated XHTML with XSLT, what are my options with HTML 5?

I have some older xsl transformations that I will modify soon. They generated XHTML code from a home-grown XML format. Since I am touching these XSL files anyway, I am wondering how I will deal with ...
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Development Of Scriptable Webpage Served As XML And Parsed As HTML

In short, this question is about the cross-browser-compatibility-ness of a way to serve a HTML page as XML. I am interested in serving a web page as XML to be interpreted as HTML for increased CSS ...
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Is HTML5 XHTML 1.0 compliant?

For a school assignment, I wrote up a web-page in HTML5. After looking over the assignment's requirements again though, I found the line: • a minimum of three HTML pages complying with at least ...
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Selenium Testing w/ dynamically generated element id's: XPATH or CSS selectors?

Background: I'm an intern tasked with learning Selenium; my organization plans on having QA/Testing use it to simplify testing. We use JSF and WebSphere Application Server. One of the persistent ...
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How can I define shared text entities in XHTML files?

I have an XHTML document that defines several text entities in its internal DTD. I want these entities to be available in other XHTML documents without having to cut and paste the internal DTD ...
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can I use XML for AJAX in a website created using HTML5

I am new to web programming and just started learning XML and AJAX. I am creating a social gaming website for my college project. I am confused at the point of using XML for AJAX in HTML5. As XHTML is ...
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Mapping variable inputs to user interface elements

Background Developing a system for creating eBooks. The data is highly normalized. The eBook designs are packaged as "themes." The themes can be configured with options for: fonts, colours, some ...
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Namespaces, why are they necessary for prefixes?

So I've been reading about namespace on w3schools and I understand they are to uniquely identify an element. But what is the point of having namespaces if you have to have prefixes along side them. ...
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What the correct algorithm to invert italics in a mixed text?

The question motivations was depicted in the section below. There are many ways to make text italic, so, perhaps, there are more than one good "swap italics algorithm". The problem reveals some ...
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Choosing DOCTYPE for an online eBook

I'm about to begin working on a project which involves creating an eBook-like website which will contain lots of large documents with text and images. The site should have a rather minimalistic design,...
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What is meant by namespaced content and what advantages does it have?

I was reading this blog by James Bennett regarding HTML vs XHTML . He writes : I don’t have any need for namespaced content; I’m not displaying any complex mathematical notation here and don’t ...
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Is XHTML5 dead or is it just an synonym of HTML5?

So what happened to XHTML5? That page is a draft for both xhtml5 and html5? So there's no difference between these doctypes?
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Relation and differences between SGML, XML, HTML and XHTML

I was wondering what "profile" means in Wikipedia: XML is a profile of an ISO standard SGML, and most of XML comes from SGML unchanged. According to
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Why not XHTML5?

So, HTML5 is the Big Step Forward, I'm told. The last step forward we took that I'm aware of was the introduction of XHTML. The advantages were obvious: simplicity, strictness, the ability to use ...
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if I want to learn to build web pages, should I bother with xhtml, or go straight to html5? [closed]

Is there a practical reason to learn xhtml still? Should I learn to make my webpages in xhtml instead of html5 still or does it matter?
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These days is it required to test a desktop website for IE6 and IE7? Or is IE8 and IE9 enough?

These days is it required to test a desktop website for IE6 and IE7? Or is IE8 and IE9 enough? I heard that IE8 has replaced IE7.
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Which should I be learning, HTML or XHTML? [closed]

I'm just learning HTML, but some say XHTML is better. The W3C recommends XHTML, and I know W3C is more credible, right?
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Recommended requirements when outsourcing xhtml/css site building?

I'm considering outsourcing a part of our web application development project for freelancers, namely the site building part. What I mean by site building is the process of creating the xhtml/css ...
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