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InfoWorld: Web specification to give XML a boost

Aug 29, 1999, 08:01 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Laura Kujubu)

"Hoping to jump-start widespread adoption of the Extensible Markup Language (XML), the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) this week released for review XHTML 1.0.

"XHTML 1.0 is a reformulation of HTML 4.0 as an XML 1.0 application, according to W3C officials. The hybrid language allows users to migrate from HTML to XML, as users can create documents using HTML but also mix in XML functions.

"For example, complex documents can be created in HTML, but can incorporate elements such as mathematical equations and music measures from XML."

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