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Re: ISSUE-55: Re-enable @profile in HTML5 (draft 1)

From: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2009 22:10:51 +0100
Message-Id: <3AB7B69E-6BF1-4088-ACAC-29515F39BD57@g5n.co.uk>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
On 10 Oct 2009, at 12:04, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> HTML 4.01 allowed a version attribute on <html>, but did not define  
> the syntax and made it deprecated. It is only allowed in the loose  
> DTD, not strict.
> HTML 3.2 had a version attribute, did not specify it at all in  
> prose, and the DTD made it fixed to the value "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2  
> Final//EN".
> HTML 3.0 had a version attribute, and in prose and the DTD made it  
> fixed to the value "-//W3O//DTD W3 HTML 3.0//EN".

HTML 2.0 also had it, fixed as one of these, depending on which DTD  
you referenced:

"-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN"
"-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0 Strict//EN"
"-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0 Level 1//EN"
"-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0 Strict Level 1//EN"

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