WHATWG

The Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group's approach to improving HTML

From the developerWorks archives

Edd Dumbill

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: December 06, 2005

In this two-part series, Edd Dumbill examines the various ways forward for HTML that Web authors, browser developers, and standards bodies propose. 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.

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