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Re: ISSUE-54: doctype-legacy-compat

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 12:55:16 -0500
Message-ID: <49761004.8060202@mit.edu>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@la-grange.net>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Karl Dubost wrote:
> for browsers only…
> for authoring tools they look at the doctype or tidy in the case of my 
> email.

Maybe I misunderstood the problem... how does an authoring tool looking 
at XHTML 1.0 determine whether it's meant to be sent as text/html or 
application/xhtml+xml?  The doctype is not sufficient for this.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 20 January 2009 17:57:01 UTC

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