With these web sites, would you say the web standards war is won?

Some people like to proclaim that the so-called web standards war, i.e. a wide-spread usage of web standards, is over. Let me take a couple of web sites as example why I don’t agree:

Microsoft.com
Inline scripts, riddled with inline event handlers.
24 validation errors.
Google.com
No doctype, inline scripts, inline event handlers, inline CSS, table-based-layout.
66 validation errors.
Yahoo.com
Lots of inline scripts, inline event handlers, an extreme amount of inline CSS (just check how far you can scroll till you reach the body tag), some table-based-layout.
37 validation errors.
Amazon.com
No doctype, inline scripts, inline event handlers, inline CSS, table-based-layout.
A staggering 1172 validation errors.

Would you say that the war is won?

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