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Re: Validation in WCAG 2

From: David Dorward <david@us-lot.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 11:09:47 +0100
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On 18 Aug 2004, at 11:01, Jesper Tverskov wrote:
> If it is just as easy to use the more strict versions one can only
> wonder why so few web page authors are using them.

* Very few authors use Transitional either
* Some authors pick the doctype based on the rendering mode it kicks IE 
into (and believe that Transitional = Quirks and Strict = Standards - 
which isn't exactly true)
* Strict SOUNDS harder
* Many authors fear lack of support for CSS  (or care a great deal 
about pixel perfect layouts on Netscape 4.x)
* Iframes are popular with advertisers - so many advertising supported 
sites use Transitional for iframe support.

David Dorward
Received on Wednesday, 18 August 2004 10:09:41 UTC

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