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RFC2854 makes RFC1866 obsolete (Was:Re: Doctype detection)

From: Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2000 18:32:09 +0200
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: www-html@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <4bd3oso27oi26qgcckb83reqarh2vp2lip@4ax.com>
On Thu, 27 Jul 2000 14:25:17 -0500, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>

>Jan Roland Eriksson wrote:
>> RFC1866 is still a "winner"...

>Keep in mind that the IETF has taken RFC1866
>off the standards track; it has Status: HISTORIC
>as of the publication of
>The 'text/html' Media Type
>Request for Comments: 2854
>Obsoletes: 2070, 1980, 1942, 1867, 1866

Oh, and as late as last month (June 2000),
no wonder that info has not trickled down to me yet :)

Maybe I can (sort of) understand the reason to do this,
but there is a lot of good peoples work that goes into the
"floor archive" there, your own included.

Sad, because it's one of the best pieces on HTML ever written IMO.

[fully agreeable discussion on <DOCTYPE... snipped]

Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
Received on Friday, 28 July 2000 12:31:30 UTC

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