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Re: Versioning and html[5]

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 23:22:19 +0100
Message-Id: <FEE82BA2-8AAF-481B-A80A-9B63CEAA03E3@googlemail.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
To: matt@builtfromsource.com


On 13 Apr 2007, at 23:02, Matthew Ratzloff wrote:

>
> 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.

Huh? They do. What they don't recognise is <!DOCTYPE html5>.


- Geoffrey Sneddon
Received on Friday, 13 April 2007 22:22:24 UTC

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