On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 10:11:35PM -0600, Axiem wrote:
> So basically: HTML -> HTML4+CSS -> XHTML1+CSS

Yeah.  Although HTML itself went through several revisions on the
way to 4.

> So here's the thousand shells question: is it worth learning XHTML1 + CSS at
> this point, or is it better to just wait until XHTML2 + CSS comes out and
> makes it all nifty (at the risk of breaking IE)?

It's definitely worth learning the current standard.  If you wait for it
to be perfect, you'll never learn it, because it never will be.  And
besides that, all the changes to date have been evolutionary, not
revolutionary; someone who went to sleep in 1995 and woke up today
would have no trouble reading an XHTML document, although a few of the
elements would make them go "hmm."