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Re: Doctype detection

From: Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor <roconnor@uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 10:55:05 -0400 (EDT)
To: W3C HTML <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.05.10007271052170.1458-100000@magnus.math.uwaterloo.ca>
I agree with most of what Christian Smith had to say, but,

On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, Christian Smith wrote:

> Not at all. If there is no DOCTYPE the browser is not obliged to do any
> such thing since there is not any support for CSS in HTML 2.0.

Suppose an HTML 2.0 document cotains a <LINK> to an external valid style
sheet. Do you think a HTML 4.0 CSS complient browser is required to use
that style sheet?  I'm not sure what the answer is.

Russell O'Connor                           roconnor@uwaterloo.ca
``Paradoxically, a refusal to `put a monetary value on life' means that
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