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Re: Versioning and the end user

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 13:07:54 -0500
Message-ID: <46250CFA.3000603@mit.edu>
To: matt@builtfromsource.com
CC: public-html@w3.org

Matthew Ratzloff wrote:
> To be honest, I'm not sure why so many people are opposed to perpetuating
> the standard DOCTYPE, with slight changes to remove the references to DTD.

In brief, based on my reading of the mails:

1)  Because it doesn't solve the problems it claims to solve, in the eyes of 
those people.

2)  Because it's extra overhead for all web authors.

As in, it doesn't help things, and it hurts other things.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 17 April 2007 18:08:20 UTC

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