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HTML 4.0 conformance

From: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 1998 10:58:37 +1000 (AEST)
To: HTML Guidelines Working Group <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.980412105432.28787B-100000@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
On Sat, 11 Apr 1998, Liam Quinn wrote:

> Section 1.1 requires that authors "Use elements that comply with the strict
> HTML 4.0 Definition".  The wording is a bit odd here in that one could
> interpret it to mean that HTML 4.0 Strict elements have to be used but
> attributes have no such restriction.  I assume the intention is to require
> valid, HTML 4.0 Strict documents, which I think is unrealistic.  

This is only true in the short term. Perhaps the guideline should state
that a valid HTML 4.0 transitional or frameset document is required, but
it is recommended that authors comply with the HTML 4.0 strict DTD.
Received on Saturday, 11 April 1998 20:58:42 UTC

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