[Framework-Team] Plone 5 - rough roadmap
l at lrowe.co.uk
Tue Mar 16 22:06:32 UTC 2010
By my reading of the html 5 draft, it would seem conformant with the
(html5) spec to serve a document with a text/html Content-Type but an
XHTML Strict doctype.
On 16 March 2010 20:14, Alexander Limi <limi at plone.org> wrote:
> What does transitional doctype have to do with geolocation?
> (and XHTML STRICT is a problem, since it implies serving with XML MIME type,
> which IE doesn't handle, so that's unlikely to happen)
> On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 12:48 PM, Veda Williams <veda at groundwire.org> wrote:
>> This brings up the question of when we're moving away from Transitional
>> DOCTYPE. Do we have a sense of when this will happen? I'm particularly keen
>> on knowing, as it opens up the door for us in terms of geolocation in the
>> next year or so.
>> - Veda
>> On Mar 16, 2010, at 12:40 PM, Alexander Limi wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 4:45 AM, Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net>
>>> I'ld like to see a list of pros and cons of using HTML 5 as well. I am
>>> quite worried by the lack of proper support in existing browsers. None of
>>> them implement any of the existing HTML standards properly, and I fear that
>>> switching to the still unfinished HTML5 would be a several steps too far at
>>> this point in time.
>> What parts in particular do you find are not working? Browsers that don't
>> have dedicated support for HTML5 will just treat those tags similar to div
>> elements (given an HTML5 shiv for styling to apply in IE), and most of the
>> new form-related enhancements are additive in nature.
>> In general, HTML5 renders even on IE6, there isn't much magic here (but of
>> course it doesn't get any of the advantages either). HTML5 is mostly about
>> standardizing edge case behaviors and adding new abilities that will
>> gracefully degrade in older browsers — and then a few new tags like
>> video/audio (that are also relatively easy to make degrade) and structural
>> elements like article/footer, etc.
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