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Re: Doctype detection

From: Daniel Hiester <alatus@mail.earthlink.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2000 11:55:02 -0700
Message-ID: <004001bff733$01ec0120$0100a8c0@distant>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Ian Hickson said:
"...how would you suggest browsers should detect whether to use
their quirks mode or their standard compliant mode?"

I agree with Ian's point, here. How do we expect XHTML to get rendered? We
make a big fuss about it being like HTML, but based on XML. Big deal. It
won't matter if the UI treats it the same way it treats HTML4 transitional,
will it?

'nuff said.

Received on Wednesday, 26 July 2000 14:52:30 UTC

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