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Re: new XSLT output methods, was: several messages

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2008 19:05:05 +0200
Message-ID: <48C01541.8030604@gmx.de>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: public-html@w3.org

Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>> 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?

Not in Firefox, but potentially in other browsers, and also when I want 
to use the same XSLT server-side and then generate HTML.

So yes, an XSLT can be written for Firefox, that "works", but it would 
be different from an XSLT used elsewhere.

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 4 September 2008 17:05:51 UTC

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