I'm up for starting a religious war!!XHTML 1.0 is "just" HTML4 written in a form which is both valid XML and still compatible with older browsers. Quite a feat actually.
As I understand it, several Web developers no longer push for going to
XHTML - HTML 5 seems more the goal. Compliance with any of the standards
can be difficult, what with browser differences.
That is not to say to use old techniques - no - use DIVs for layout (use
tables for tabular data), use CSS, use a js framework, etc.
And I'm intrigued by grids in recent HTML for layout.
There, I've laid down the gauntlet - primarily about XHTML vs HTML 4 or