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Re: ISSUE-54: doctype-legacy-compat

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 12:06:40 +0100
To: "Leif Halvard Silli" <lhs@malform.no>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uoc2hevr64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 06:03:15 +0100, Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>  
wrote:
> [...] And it is easy to explain that some old tools expect old doctype  
> syntax, and that, for them, the HTML 5 specification has this SYSTEM  
> variant of the DOCTYPE, with an about:URI in order to formally fulfill  
> the DOCTYPE syntax.

FWIW, <!DOCTYPE html> also fulfills the DOCTYPE syntax. It's just that  
some tools cannot generate all possible correct DOCTYPEs.


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Anne van Kesteren
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Received on Monday, 26 January 2009 11:07:42 GMT

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