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From: Xavier Plantefeve <XavePlant@iName.Com>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 1999 00:19:27 -0100
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To: www-html@w3.org
from Dan Meriwether:

>Recently Daniel Austin mentioned, quite strenuously, that very element now
>must have every attribute available to it declared within it. In other
>words, when I specify a <TABLE> all 9 attributes must be present, even if
>they are just null values. I could not find any further reference to this
>assertion. Was this the beer talking?

  I read somewhere that that's how things should be in a well-formed,
(not "valid") ie DTDless XML document, in order for the parser to 'create
a DTD on the fly'. Obviously, being valids, xHTML docs do not need to
follow this rule.

my understanding of the affair...

Received on Tuesday, 16 March 1999 18:15:23 UTC

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