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Re: RFE - <?xml declaration

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 17:04:40 +0100
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20031120170440.5d1ed8a5.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Thu, 20 Nov 2003 09:38:59 -0500 (EST)
Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org> wrote:

> 
> I don't know - I thought that that converted the document type to an HTML
> one, which I don't want to do. I'll look into it - maybe I can just do that.

A document without neither xml declaration and nor doctype is probably 
parsed as an HTML document by a lot of browsers.

> 
> thanks
> 
> Chaals
> 
> On Thu, 20 Nov 2003, Irene Vatton wrote:
> 
> >On Tue, 18 Nov 2003 23:49:15 -0500 (EST)
> >Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> is it possible to set a preference for including the <?xml ...?> directive at
> >> the start of XML documents? There are some browsers and other applications
> >> that misinterpret it, and I believe that it is optional according to the XML
> >> specification.
> >
> >Hi Charles,
> >
> >The "save as in HTML" is exactly what you want to do. Isn't it?
> >     Irene.
> 
> 


     Irene.
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