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Re: Versioning and html[5]

From: Matthew Ratzloff <matt@builtfromsource.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 16:17:26 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <50310.152.157.114.63.1176506246.squirrel@webmail.builtfromsource.com>
To: public-html@w3.org

On Fri, April 13, 2007 3:22 pm, Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:
> 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>.

Whoops!  I was thinking of "html5" when I wrote my message.

Sorry for any confusion,

-Matt
Received on Friday, 13 April 2007 23:17:29 UTC

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