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RE: The argument for |bugmode| (was Re: If we have versioning, it should be in an attribute, not the doctype)

From: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 09:27:11 -0700
To: Dannii <curiousdannii@gmail.com>, Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
CC: "matt@builtfromsource.com" <matt@builtfromsource.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5C276AFCCD083E4F94BD5C2DA883F05A27D9CDD5B1@tk5-exmlt-w600.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>

Dannii wrote:
>And it can be left out completely? Sounds very good.

If we decide on a version attribute rather than part of the doctype, then I must insist if the version is omitted it must default to 5.  "Default is whatever the latest version is" is unacceptable, for authoring as well as for compatible behavior in our browser.

-C
Received on Wednesday, 18 April 2007 16:28:23 UTC

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