XHTML 2.0 overview
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Ibm developer works is making a good overview of XHTML 2.0 - Part 1 in case you've been wondering just whatever happened to XHTML 2, which sort of faded off into the distance a few years ago. Here's Part 2

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This series covers the incremental approach embodied by the WHATWG specifications and the radical cleanup of XHTML proposed by the W3C. Additionally, the author gives an overview of the W3C's new Rich Client Activity. Here in Part 1, Edd focuses primarily on two specifications being developed by WHATWG: Web Applications 1.0 (HTML5) and Web Forms 2.0.
in Part 2, Edd focuses on the work in process at the W3C to specify the future of Web markup.

Fascinating, no? Of course, the real question is not XHTML 2, but if MSIE ever plans to implement XHTML at all. Since XHTML 1 is one of the more poorly thought out languages [less features, more difficult, for pretty much zero reward to developers] it's not really surprising to see how slowly it is being adopted.

There are still almost no true XHTML 1.0 strict websites, delivered with xhtml mimetype, but still people continue.

But this series of articles is going to be worth your time to read if you're interested in things like that, ibm developer works has been putting out better and better quality articles in the last year. I'm guessing IBM's involvement in linux and open source development is starting to really payoff for that company in terms of attracting really good people.
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XHTML 2.0 overview
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New features introduced by XHTML 2.0 include:

HTML forms will be replaced by XForms, an XML-based user input specification allowing forms to be displayed appropriately for different rendering devices.

HTML frames will be replaced by XFrames.

The DOM Events will be replaced by XML Events, which uses the XML Document Object Model.

A new list element type, the nl element type, will be included to specifically designate a list as a navigation list. This will be useful in creating nested menus, which are currently created by a wide variety of means like nested unordered lists or nested definition lists.
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