why standards are important

yes, HTML5 is essentially a diluted buzzword for "something shiny on the web that doesn't use flash" - BUT - by using standards, you get to have content used in ways you haven't predicted. For instance, Grant Hutchinson has been playing with a Newton-powered webserver (not linking directly to the server to spare it from the network) for years. Today, he fired up the web browser on one of his Newtons, and pointed it at the Apple HTML5 showcase site....

June 7, 2010 · 1 min