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RE: Promotion of XHTML

From: Russell O'Connor <roconnor@Math.Berkeley.EDU>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2003 12:37:14 -0800 (PST)
To: W3C HTML <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.44.0301071234290.947-100000@noodles>

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> > <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "ISO/IEC 15445:2000//DTD HyperText Markup
> > Language//EN">
>
> I concede.  Per SGML, <br /> is the equivalent of <br>&gt;.  However, I
> still have yet to see a browser that supports this SHORTTAG version.  Also,

Rumour has it the the emacs webbrowser correctly handles the <br />
syntax.

> I'm not sure what you mean by "The same thing will happen if you use HTML
> 4.01 instead of ISO-HTML."

My DTD in the example was ISO/IEC 15445 instead of HTML 4.01.  The same
effect occurs in HTML 4.01 (and in any previous version).

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Russell O'Connor            <http://www.math.berkeley.edu/~roconnor/>
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