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Re: Revamp HTML5 doctype sniffing?

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 12:07:30 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0904151207i45498482kcfe6106fb0bc753@mail.gmail.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 11:58 AM, Daniel Schattenkirchner
<crazy-daniel@gmx.de> wrote:
> Simon Pieters wrote:
>>
>> Why not? If you convince Mozilla to change then the spec will most likely
>> change with it.
>
> I found 8 sites using this doctype. Three of them are broken:
>
> http://www.ascypaa.org/
> http://www.extremerestraints.com/
> http://www.kk5im.com/
>
> Five of them work equally good:
>
> http://premiervacationrentalsllc.com
> http://www.diagnostik.pl/
> http://www.fcbayernmuenchen-frauenfussball.de/
> http://www.sylvansoftware.com/
> http://www.burlaplute.com/
>
> In the view of a browser vendor, that's -3.
>
> But maybe someone from Mozilla or WebKit could comment? I don't want to spam
> their Bug databases even more.

Erm, if 3 out of 8 sites that use this doctype would break over the
suggested change, I would say that I'm heavily in favor of not making
the suggested change for this doctype.

/ Jonas (mozilla developer)
Received on Wednesday, 15 April 2009 19:08:22 UTC

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