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Re: "downplayed errors"

From: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2009 09:00:24 +0000
Message-ID: <498BFC28.9030307@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Henri Sivonen wrote:

> Experience with HTML 4.01 
> shows that authors prefer the more permissive target. 

I do not think that this was necessarily the case;
as an HTML author, I /preferred/ HTML 4.01 Strict,
but if I was unable to achieve my goal using
Strict in either Mozilla or IE, I was prepared to
use the Transitional DOCTYPE as a matter of necessity.

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