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Re: version information: draft, internal decl subset

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 1997 15:21:47 -0500
Message-ID: <3453A65B.62F9C7EA@w3.org>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> Please strike the two notes in
> http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Group/9710/WD-html40-971024/struct/global.html#h-8.2
> 
> "Experience suggests that these terms were ineffective so they are not
> being
>      proposed for HTML 4.0. "
> 
> The were ineffective because we used them slopilly: we
> issued a spec that gave plain "HTML 3.2" *before* we
> started issues specs that said "HTML 3.2 draft".
> 
> The bell was already struck.

Removed.

> "We recommend that authors avoid using the DTD subset due to the lack of
>      widespread support for this feature. "
> 
> In fact, we require that. Strike the note and change
> "should" to "must" in:
> 
> "so authors should include one of the following..."

Done. The corresponding section was removed from
http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Group/9710/WD-html40-971024/appendix/notes.html#sgmlfeatures
and the illegal example placed here.

Ian

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