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HTML has served the Web community well, but it lacks some basic semantics necessary for modern Web applications. HTML 5 attempts to rectify this, while at the same time updating the HTML specifications to address issues raised in the past few years.
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HTML has served the Web community well, but it lacks some basic semantics necessary for modern Web applications. HTML5 attempts to rectify this, while at the same time updating the HTML specifications to address issues raised in the past few years.
  
 
==Status==
 
==Status==
HTML 5 is still in the draft stage and is undergoing heavy development. Major changes in the specification can be expected.
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HTML5 is still in the draft stage and is undergoing heavy development. Major changes in the specification can be expected.
  
 
==Extensions==
 
==Extensions==
The "meta" element in HTML 5 has some [http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#meta predefined name keywords], but it can also be extended to support others. Those names must be registered on the [[MetaExtensions]] wiki page.
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The "meta" element in HTML5 has some [http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#meta predefined name keywords], but it can also be extended to support others. Those names must be registered on the [[MetaExtensions]] wiki page.
  
The "rel" attribute in HTML 5 has some [http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#linkTypes predefined values], but it can also be extended to support other values. Those values must be registered on the [[RelExtensions]] wiki page.
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The "rel" attribute in HTML5 has some [http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#linkTypes predefined values], but it can also be extended to support other values. Those values must be registered on the [[RelExtensions]] wiki page.
  
 
==Contributor Proposals==
 
==Contributor Proposals==

Revision as of 11:18, 1 September 2009

HTML has served the Web community well, but it lacks some basic semantics necessary for modern Web applications. HTML5 attempts to rectify this, while at the same time updating the HTML specifications to address issues raised in the past few years.

Status

HTML5 is still in the draft stage and is undergoing heavy development. Major changes in the specification can be expected.

Extensions

The "meta" element in HTML5 has some predefined name keywords, but it can also be extended to support others. Those names must be registered on the MetaExtensions wiki page.

The "rel" attribute in HTML5 has some predefined values, but it can also be extended to support other values. Those values must be registered on the RelExtensions wiki page.

Contributor Proposals

External Links