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RE: XML declaration in XHTML causes problems

From: Dave J Woolley <david.woolley@bts.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 13:32:56 +0100
Message-ID: <81E4A2BC03CED111845100104B62AFB50102A5C4@stagecoach.bts.co.uk>
To: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>

> From:	Peter Foti (PeterF) [SMTP:PeterF@SystolicNetworks.com]
> 1.  This says it's an example of a "minimal XHTML document".  That is
> not true, because a "minimal" XHTML document does not require the XML
> declaration.  Nor does it require a <p> or <a> tag.  I think the work
> "minimal" should be removed from this statement.
The example used XHTML 1.0 Strict.  HTML 4.01 strict
requires a block level *element*, so I assume so does
XHTML 1.0 strict.  <body></body> would violate the
content model for HTML 4.01 strict.

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