[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Skins

Mark A. Hershberger mah at everybody.org
Tue Jul 3 15:29:03 UTC 2012

On Tuesday, July 03, 2012 11:18:50 AM, Daniel Friesen wrote:
> Sorry, but MediaWiki doesn't use XHTML 1.0. MediaWiki uses HTML5. The
> only reason it's possible to output XHTML 1.0 in MediaWiki is so that
> wikis can migrate away from XHTML slowly instead of suddenly all at
> once. The only reason Wikipedia doesn't output HTML5 right now is due to
> some broken anti-spam bots. And Wikimedia is going to be turning HTML5
> on on Wikipedia soon.

For recent discussion see this wikitech-l discussion: 

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