XHTML 1.1 - Module-based XHTML

W3C Proposed Recommendation 6 April 2001

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Murray Altheim, Sun Microsystems
Shane McCarron, Applied Testing and Technology


This Proposed Recommendation defines a new XHTML document type that is based upon the module framework and modules defined in Modularization of XHTML [XHTMLMOD]. The purpose of this document type is to serve as the basis for future extended XHTML 'family' document types, and to provide a consistent, forward-looking document type cleanly separated from the deprecated, legacy functionality of HTML 4 [HTML4] that was brought forward into the XHTML 1.0 [XHTML1] document types. This document type is essentially a reformulation of XHTML 1.0 Strict using XHTML Modules. Other facilities defined in XHTML 1.0 are not supported by this document type, but are available through modules defined in Modularization of XHTML.

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This section describes the status of this document at the time of its publication. Other documents may supersede this document. The latest status of this document series is maintained at the W3C.

This is the "Proposed Recommendation" of "XHTML 1.1". It is a version that resolves comments made during the Last Call review period. A diff-marked version from the Last Call draft is available for comparison purposes.

On 6 April 2001, this document enters a Proposed Recommendation review period. From that date until 7 May 2001, W3C Advisory Committee representatives are encouraged to review this specification and return comments to w3t-html@w3.org.

After the review, the Director will announce the document's disposition: it may become a W3C Recommendation (possibly with minor changes), it may revert to Working Draft status, or it may be dropped as a W3C work item. This announcement should not be expected sooner than 14 days after the end of the review.

Publication as a Proposed Recommendation does not imply endorsement by the W3C membership. This is still a draft document and may be updated, replaced or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is inappropriate to cite W3C Proposed Recommendations as other than "work in progress". A list of current W3C Recommendations and other technical documents can be found at http://www.w3.org/TR.

This document has been produced as part of the W3C HTML Activity. The goals of the HTML Working Group (members only) are discussed in the HTML Working Group charter.

Please report errors in this document to www-html-editor@w3.org (archive).

Public discussion on HTML features takes place on the mailing list www-html@w3.org (archive). The W3C staff contact for work on HTML is Masayasu Ishikawa.

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