Re: HTML DTD question & comment

lilley (lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk)
Thu, 7 Dec 1995 12:48:56 +0000 (GMT)


From: lilley <lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <6535.9512071248@afs.mcc.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: HTML DTD question & comment
To: KERRY@novell.com (Kerry Burton)
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 1995 12:48:56 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <s0c5db3e.022@fromGW> from "Kerry Burton" at Dec 6, 95 06:08:47 pm

Kerry Burton writes:

>  <!ENTITY % HTML.Version "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN"
>    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML//EN">

> My question: Is the seeming inconsistency between the entity
> replacement text and the comment intentional, or has the comment not
> been updated, or what?  

As I understand it, omitting 2.0 means it refers to the latest version.
So at the moment they are identical; if an HTML 2.1 is released, 
they won't be.

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Chris Lilley, Technical Author and JISC representative to W3C 
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