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Serving XHTML with math: a recipe for Apache

The future version 5 of HTML will allow math in a Web page, but the current version 4 does not. You can use XHTML instead, but not all Web clients understand it. Here is a recipe for the Apache Web server to make it return XHTML as HTML to such clients. That HTML will be invalid, of course, because it contains math, but the non-math parts are still handled. It's not as good a solution as having two versions of a page, but it's cheap.
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Towards better Web professionals

Good news come in twos: Within the span of a mere few weeks we have seen the opening of Opera's Web Standards Curriculum, and, announced today, the creation by the Web Standards Project of its WaSP Curriculum Framework as a follow-up to the publication of their education survey result. It's a good time to be a student in Web technologies…
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Once Upon A Time, Web Standards Curriculum

Once upon a time, we started the Quality Assurance activity at W3C in 2001, one of the objectives was to find a way to improve the materials for communicating with Web developers. In the QA group, Snorre M. Grimsby (Opera) told me that we might find resources for producing educational materials. The discussion became quiet for a while and restarted in June 2006 with David Storey (Opera). As the same time, some people at WASP started a survey for defining requirements for a Web Standards Curriculum.
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