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Re: XHTML questions

From: Chris Croome <chris@webarchitects.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2000 16:29:17 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20000627212859.A9776@webarchitects.co.uk>
Hi

Thanks for this, I have just installed the X11 Netscape 3.04 to have a
play (seems to get _very_ confused by my .netscape directory from
NN4.x!) and it looks a bit crap with the XML declaration... if it's
omitted is it still valid XHTML and also is it OK to serve it as ISO
rather than UTF-8?

Chris

On Tue 27-Jun-2000 at 03:32:02PM -0400, Ian Graham wrote:
> 
> The XML declaration appears at the start of the document, and has
> the form:
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="charsetvalue" ?>
> 
> However, older HTML browsers (e.g., Navigator 3) don't understand this,
> and display this line -- thus you need to omit it if the pages are being
> served as HTML to older HTML browsers.
> 

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Chris Croome <chris@webarchitects.co.uk>

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