XHTML™ 1.2

W3C Editor's Draft 23 October 2008

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Shane McCarron, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.

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This specification builds upon XHTML 1.1 and XHTML Basic 1.1, helping to create an environment that is a superset of XHTML Basic 1.1. It also reintroduces widely requested features that were not included in XHTML 1.1. Finally, it incorporates new technologies to improve accessibility and integration with the semantic web.

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This document is an early Working Draft to indicate the direction we are heading with this incremental version of XHTML and solicit feedback from the community.

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This document has been produced by the W3C XHTML 2 Working Group (members only) as part of the W3C HTML Activity. The goals of the XHTML 2 Working Group are discussed in the HTML Working Group charter.

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