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Re: new XSLT output methods, was: several messages

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2008 12:30:44 -0400
Message-ID: <48C00D34.9080804@mit.edu>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: public-html@w3.org

Julian Reschke wrote:
> Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>> That's correct.  Note that in this situation it also doesn't matter 
>> what doctype is generated, or even whether one is generated at all, 
>> nor do parse-time validation constraints matter.
> 
> Actually, it does matter.
> 
> I just tried (using xsl:text/d-o-e=true), and in Firefox 3, I end up 
> with a text node containing "<!DOCTYPE HTML>" at the start of the document.

But does anything you do with doctype here affect whether the document 
is standards or quirks?  That's the only reason HTML5 has a <!DOCTYPE 
HTML> thing going on, no?

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 4 September 2008 16:31:33 GMT

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