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Re: Legacy Doctype and Doctype Versioning

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 10:25:04 -0500
Message-ID: <4B7C0A50.305@mit.edu>
To: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On 2/17/10 4:29 AM, Philip Taylor wrote:
> Yes, but in pre-HTML5 browsers (IE, Firefox 3.6 without html5.enable,
> etc) doctypes will still only be parsed up to the *first* ">", so you
> will get the characters "]>" inserted as text into the body of the
> document

That's the case with the HTML5 parser as well, no?

I agree with Julian's concern: going from treating a doctype as 
standards to treating a doctype as quirks seems like a bad idea to me.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 17 February 2010 15:25:40 GMT

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