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[Bug 7727] New: legacy doc type does not need to be discouraged by "SHOULD NOT"

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Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 10:36:36 +0000
To: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-7727-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=7727

           Summary: legacy doc type does not need to be discouraged by
                    "SHOULD NOT"
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: julian.reschke@gmx.de
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org


There's no point in discouraging the legacy doc type with should not; there is
no interop problem being solved by it.

Further discussion on IRC (http://www.w3.org/2009/09/25-html-wg-irc) showed
that potentially all doctypes that trigger standards mode should be allowed.


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