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Re: HTML 4.01 ZIP is not standalone

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 19:10:48 -0400
Message-ID: <3900DFF8.F482A042@w3.org>
To: Júlio Reis <julio_reis@hotmail.com>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
"Júlio Reis" wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I am Júlio Reis, from Portugal, and I'm an avid reader of W3C's papers: CSS,
> Accessibility, HTML, XML, XHTML... I usually look for the ZIP of HTML files,
> to download and view without the need for a live connection, which comes in
> very handy.
> 
> Regarding the ZIP for HTML 4.01, I'd like to say it's not standalone, that
> is, it requires a live connection to preserve style sheet information. If
> you look at the source of any HTML file in the ZIP, you'll notice the line
> 
> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href=
> "http://www.w3.org/StyleSheets/TR/W3C-REC">
> 
> showing up all the time. This makes for both Explorer and Navigator trying
> to download style information from your site. The solution is simple: just
> remove the forementioned line from every HTML document, and it'll work fine.
> 
> Greetings, and keep up the good work!

Thank you, Júlio. We did not create a standalone zip for the release
last December and are likely to do so when we next publish the
document.

 - Ian


> Júlio Reis, GlobalSoft, Portugal.
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