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Sams Teach Yourself XML in 24 Hours, Third Edition by Michael Morrison

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Chapter 23. Going Wireless with WML and XHTML Mobile

 

HTML is dead. Web developers have to accept this and move on to XHTML.

 
 --Uttam Narsu

Those are strong words. Actually, I think they are intended more as a directive than a statement but the general idea is to push web developers toward XHTML. An important variant of XHTML is called XHTML Mobile, and its focus is on mobile devices that don’t require the full XHTML feature set. You’ve probably experienced the challenge of trying to “browse” the web on a mobile phone. If so, you probably understand how constrained the mobile phone environment can be in terms of limited screen space, processing power, memory, and so on. Some mobile devices exist that are more flexible in this regard, but the fact ...

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