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Re: several messages

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 04:40:46 +0000 (UTC)
To: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Cc: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0809030440080.7044@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Wed, 3 Sep 2008, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> 
> Plan B:
> 
> 	<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC>
> 	<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "">
> 
> Rationale: One DOCTYPE, disguised as two. The simplest way to cater for 
> all needs without creating confusion.

We're not adding seven characters to the DOCTYPE just to cater for old 
software that won't even be a concern by the time the spec is done. That's 
just not sensible language design.

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