What is the difference between HTML and XHTML?

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What is the difference between HTML and XHTML?

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MrsMith
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Basically XHTML is an evolution of HTML with more coherent rules and better organization.  Webstandards.org lays out some of the differences and advantages here: http://www.webstandards.org/learn/articles/askw3c/oct2003/

Carla Manini
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I usually trust and learn from W3 Schools. Here is what they say:

 

XHTML is HTML written as XML.

 

Read the article here.

jimlynch
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HTML vs. XHTML
http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/HTML_vs._XHTML

"Although HTML and XHTML appear to have similarities in their syntax, they are significantly different in many ways. "

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