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Re: 24 Oct Release of HTML 4.0 spec: DTD system identifier not fixed

From: Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 1997 15:01:19 +0100
Message-ID: <345741AF.ED294EA2@w3.org>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> So please make the "typical usage" :
> 
> |<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0//EN"
> |            "http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-html40/sgml/HTML4-strict.dtd">
> And please mention that folks can also reference this
> specific revision of the DTD using:
> 
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0//EN"
>      "http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-html40-971024/sgml/HTML4-strict.dtd">

Done.

> (do you guys have an automated way to update the URLs
> of all self-references in the document? Have you marked
> all the places where it will have to change from Working
> Draft to Recommendation?)

No, but this is fairly easy to find with grep and to update with sed.
There is a whole set of things which need to be changed when we make a
release but I haven't found this cumbersome enough to make writing a
script worthwhile. This could be done though.

> Please make sure all the examples in the spec that
> include <!DOCTYPE...> write it per the above "typical usage."

Done.
-- 
Arnaud
Received on Wednesday, 29 October 1997 09:01:39 GMT

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