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Posted Jul 06, 2009 in Web Design

It’s clearly well past time that web developers started to pay real attention to HTML5, the forthcoming new HTML specification. I’ve been keeping half an eye on its progress for a couple of years, alternating between hope and fear. Hope, from the promise of better semantics (header and footer container elements), fear, from the apparent dropping of alt attributes.

Simon Willison has being doing good work highlighting new technical developments and raging arguments about the new standard.

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