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Re: More language tags would solve a lot of annoyances

From: <AaronEldreth@cs.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 19:58:47 EST
Message-ID: <1a0.1cfd9388.2ce6d447@cs.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
<A HREF="mailto:david@djwhome.demon.co.uk?Subject=Re:%20More%20language%20tags%20would%20solve%20a%20lot%20of%20annoyances&In-Reply-To=%3C200311142307.hAEN7Xv03245@djwhome.demon.co.uk%3E&References=%3C200311142307.hAEN7Xv03245@djwhome.demon.co.uk%3E">david@djwhome.demon.co.uk</A> wrote:

> Some will start with whatever a VML document starts with.
VML starts with <html>

> Some start with <?xml... but then have an SVG DOCTYPE and an <svg>
> opening tag on the document proper. 
Yes, but an SVG is an image, not an HTML document.

> (Valid HTML 2 documents (which don't need <!DOCTYPE....) can start with
> <TITLE>; this can also be the first tag agfter the <!DOCTYPE directive
> for HTML 4.01 documents.) 
True also, but I think the point is that the ROOT element is HTML. I think 
Reed forget to mention that.

Aaron Eldreth
Received on Friday, 14 November 2003 19:58:51 UTC

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