Re: why TITLE, not TITLE?

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Sat, 10 May 1997 14:30:13 -0500


Message-Id: <199705101828.OAA05555@watserv3.uwaterloo.ca>
From: "Liam Quinn" <liam@htmlhelp.com>
To: Stephanos Piperoglou <spip@hol.gr>
Date: Sat, 10 May 1997 14:30:13 -0500
Subject: Re: why TITLE, not TITLE?
CC: www-html@w3.org
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.970510201541.308C-100000@fenchurch.hol.gr>

On 10 May 97 at 20:40, www-html@w3.org wrote:

> On Fri, 9 May 1997, Paul Prescod wrote:
> 
> > Since browsers tend to be used as part of the authoring
> > process, they should also support validation and error reporting.

HotJava does this in a nice, unobtrusive way by including an error 
button on the toolbar.
 
> I have no interest in SGML other than HTML authoring, BUT a lot of
> my documents don't conform to an active DTD for various reasons. I generally
> use the 3.2 tagset, but I also use CLASS because I think CSS1 is pointless
> without it, and often I use ISO-8859-7 (Greek) characters, which will not
> validate with the 3.2 DTD. I don't know how to make my own DTD, and can't
> afford the rather incredible effort it will take to learn how to, since I
> don't require knowledge of any other SGML application. My documents are
> still useable with the vast majority of user agents, so how can I validate
> them?

By what you've described, you should have no problem validating 
against the Cougar DTD.  See 
<http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/MarkUp/Cougar/dtd.html> for details.

Liam Quinn
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