[Framework-Team] Plone 5 - rough roadmap

Laurence Rowe l at lrowe.co.uk
Tue Mar 16 11:34:55 UTC 2010

On 15 March 2010 09:13, Alexander Limi <limi at plone.org> wrote:
> 2010/3/12 Hanno Schlichting <hanno at hannosch.eu>
>> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 5:39 PM, Laurence Rowe <l at lrowe.co.uk> wrote:
>> > On 12 March 2010 15:07, Hanno Schlichting <hanno at hannosch.eu> wrote:
>> >> Currently listed for Plone 4.x are things like:
>> > ...
>> >> - Well formed, valid XHTML (as a foundation for easier theming via xdv)
>> That's really good to hear. Though I think "semantic HTML" or
>> "sensible ids/classes" to identify elements in pages is what I had in
>> mind with this point. Well besides the valid XHTML which is a
>> requirement for Chameleon as well.
> It's also likely that we'll transition to using HTML5 (the XHTML-compatible
> "phrasing", ie. HTML5, but close your tags), and Deco as a layout engine
> will be much happier if we do a revamp of the existing HTML structure. It's
> quite messy in parts from the 8+ years in production, and while it has held
> up well, it's time to adjust to how the web has evolved since then,
> especially with focus on our upcoming theming capabilities.

We will almost certainly have to use an "obsolete permitted doctype
string" to get lxml / libxml2 to output xhtml correctly. This means
the intersection of the lists in
http://svn.gnome.org/svn/libxml2/trunk/xmlsave.c and
- xhtml 1.0 strict.


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