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Re: Versioning and html[5]

From: Matthew Ratzloff <matt@builtfromsource.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 15:02:39 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <49918.152.157.114.63.1176501759.squirrel@webmail.builtfromsource.com>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

On Fri, April 13, 2007 2:55 pm, Arthur Jennings wrote:
> Perhaps this is a dumb question, but why can't "<!DOCTYPE html>" be that
> clearly identifiable identifier? I doubt it currently occurs in the wild
> outside of authors who are anticipating HTML 5.

Safari and Firefox don't recognize "<!DOCTYPE html>" as a valid doctype,
instead bailing out to quirks mode.

-Matt
Received on Friday, 13 April 2007 22:02:46 UTC

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