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Re: several messages

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2008 17:04:15 +0200
Message-ID: <48BFF8EF.8010901@malform.no>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Ian Hickson 2008-09-03 06.40:

> 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.

Would you have suggested to simply use <!DOCTYPE>, if that was the 
shortest string that triggered strict mode? (IE6 does not require 
more than that!)
leif halvard silli
Received on Thursday, 4 September 2008 15:05:05 GMT

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