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doctype ?

From: <Bob_Cieszkowski@Vanguard.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 15:10:08 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <85256BE9.0069323A.00@vgi4mail.vanguard.com>

Hi. I have a question about using the DOCTYPE. I'm currently using the

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"

Does the browser refer to
http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/loose.dtd to see if the page is
well formed everytime a page is loaded.
Or is it useful only when we validate html.

Received on Wednesday, 3 July 2002 14:03:16 UTC

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