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Re: Doctype in "HTML: The Markup Language"

From: Edward O'Connor <hober0@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 09:50:28 -0800
Message-ID: <3b31caf90811170950i2712de38ufc68c13192b2dd23@mail.gmail.com>
To: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>

>>  http://www.w3.org/html/wg/markup-spec/#the-doctype
>>
>>  The text that is italicized / class=note is more vague than what the HTML 5
>>  draft prescribes about modes.
>
> Yeah, re-reading it, I can see it's maybe not doing well what I
> intended it for, which was to just provide context for why a
> doctype is required. It wasn't meant to actually (re)define what
> the modes are.

Sounds like a great argument for making the document informative, not normative.


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Edward O'Connor
Received on Monday, 17 November 2008 17:51:02 UTC

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