W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > April 2007

Re: Version information

From: Simon Pieters <zcorpan@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 00:23:29 +0200
To: "Henrik Dvergsdal" <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tqoy5fjf7a8kvn@hp-a0a83fcd39d2>

On Fri, 13 Apr 2007 00:12:40 +0200, Henrik Dvergsdal  
<henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no> wrote:

> On 12. apr. 2007, at 23.41, Simon Pieters wrote:
>
>> 1. It is a valid SGML doctype (FWIW).
>
> Well, I don't have access to the SGML standard so I cannot check on  
> this, but using a DOCTYPE declaration without reference to a Formal  
> identifier/DTD is pretty useless and I think a standard like this should  
> have a formal identifier.

If we were to define an SGML serialization, then sure, but we're not  
(again, see our charter).

>> 2. You don't need a doctype in XML.
>
> No, you can refer to a schema instead, [...]

You don't need to refer to a schema either.

-- 
Simon Pieters
Received on Thursday, 12 April 2007 22:23:26 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 29 September 2014 09:38:42 UTC