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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] html 5, as a target

On Sat, 14 Aug 2010 13:46:30 +0200
Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz> wrote:

> Dave Pawson wrote:
> > Reading http://diveintohtml5.org/ and wondering if people think it
> > would make a good target for docbook? 
> > Possibly as a replacement for html, more likely as a choice?
> What would be advantages of producing HTML5 over HTML4 from DocBook
> sources?
> Honestly, interesting parts of HTML5 are multimedia/canvas and some
> new JavaScript APIs. Nothing very useful for DocBook generated
> content.
> 				Jirka

Structural markup would better match docbook semantics.
New media, as you say.
Potential there for expanding docbook in that direction if wanted.
Generally a move forward from html 4.



Dave Pawson

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