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Re: ISSUE-54 (html5-doctype-vs-xslt): XSLT 1.0 can not generate HTML5 documents [HTML 5 spec]

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 04:10:36 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0809030410170.7044@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 2 Sep 2008, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> This is harder to answer.  I don't have data offhand on how many quirks 
> mode pages have no doctype at all (as opposed to one of the 
> quirks-whitelisted doctypes).  My gut feeling is that we're talking 
> about several percent of pages at least here, though not all will be 
> broken to an equal extent (some might work ok in standards mode).
> I'd love to see hard numbers here, but again my gut feeling is that as a 
> UA implementor I can't make that sort of change.

IIRC, my research found 50% of pages had no DOCTYPE.

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