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Re: XML declaration in XHTML causes problems

From: Brian Kavanaugh <bkavanaugh@usa.net>
Date: 30 Mar 2001 14:49:21 CST
Message-ID: <20010330204921.19900.qmail@nwcst283.netaddress.usa.net>
To: www-html@w3.org
Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org> wrote:
> > 2.  I have found that including the XML declaration on the first line
> > causes pages to not be rendered as HTML in some browsers, including (but
> > not limited to) IE 5.5 for Mac.
> 
> This is known issue, unfortunately.
> 
> [1] http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2854.txt
> 
> Regards,
> -- 
> Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
> W3C - World Wide Web Consortium

Is there a list somewhere of browsers that choke on the XML declaration? I
know WebTV will display it. Any others? I would prefer to not serve the
declaration to browsers that can't handle it...

Regards,


--
Brian Kavanaugh
Lotus/Domino R5 CLP, Development
Multi-Option Systems, Inc.
11920 Burt Street, Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68154-1598
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