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Title: "Is HTML in a Race to the Bottom? A Large-Scale Survey and Analysis of Conformance to W3C Standards"
Authors: Patricia Beatty University of Alberta
Scott Dick University of Alberta
James Miller University of Alberta
Source: IEEE Internet Computing 2008 vol.12 Issue No.02 - March/April
Publication Date: March 31 2008
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Reads: 5259
Abstract: As standards evolve, a push and pull always occurs between those who move quickly to the new version and those who stay with the old. With more than two versions, things get complicated, interoperability becomes more difficult, and the balance between interoperating and supporting new features gets more delicate. Indeed, sometimes newer versions of standards are developed specifically to fix interoperability issues.
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