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Re: Doctypes that trigger quirks mode (was Re: Legacy Doctype and Doctype Versioning)

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 19:28:00 +0100
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100217192800693387.a454c89c@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Maciej Stachowiak, Tue, 16 Feb 2010 19:19:15 -0800:
> On Feb 16, 2010, at 7:05 PM, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> 
>> Maciej Stachowiak, Wed, 20 Jan 2010 19:15:02 -0800:
>>> On Jan 19, 2010, at 4:43 PM, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>>>> Larry Masinter wrote:
>> 
>>>>> Are there documents that are conforming to HTML 4.01 but are also
>>>>> "quirks mode"?
>> 
>>>> Yes.  From the spec, these two trigger quirks mode: [...]
>>>> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#dfnReturnLink-6
>>> 
>>> I suspect most people know this, but just to be clear, the HTML 4.01
>>> Strict DTD will *not* trigger quirks mode.
>> 
>> No, Maciej, this is not correct. Anymore.
>> 
>> Not in Safari 4. In the current version of Safari, this variant of the
>> strict Doctype triggers QuirksMode:
>> 
>> 	<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"
>> 	[<!ATTLIST P myattr CDATA #implied  >]>
> 
> Are you reporting a bug in WebKit or a bug in the spec? WebKit bugs 
> should go to <http://bugs.webkit.org/>.

Done: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=35043
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leif halvard silli
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