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DTD declarations

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 1999 17:19:47 -0500 (EST)
To: WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.04.9902231716030.10835-100000@tux.w3.org>
In moving from defining rules purely for HTML to rules for web content in
general, referring to a DTD is extremely important. (P1 checkpoint as soon
as browsers handle XML, in my humble first rush of opinion)

In HTML this is done by a DOCTYPE declaration. In XML, it is declaring
namespaces - see http://www.w3.org/TR/rec-xml-names

This comes under the guideline to use standard technologies - A.14


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