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[whatwg] The truth about Nokias claims

From: Maik Merten <maikmerten@googlemail.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 11:41:20 +0100
Message-ID: <4763AF50.4090406@gmail.com>
Krzysztof ?elechowski schrieb:
> Dnia 14-12-2007, Pt o godzinie 19:47 +0100, Maik Merten pisze:
>> Krzysztof ?elechowski schrieb:
>>> Remember the "-" in DOCTYPE HTML?
>> Feel free to be more specific.
> 
> That prefix means that HTML DOCTYPE is not issued by an officially
> recognised standards body.  If W3C were such an organisation, we would
> have a "+" there instead.

And does that matter in any way in practice?

The W3C is the de-facto sole maintainer of many technologies the web
depends on. People love to use the term "web standards" in conjunction
with W3C recommendations.

Maik
Received on Saturday, 15 December 2007 02:41:20 UTC

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