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Re: em

From: Pierre Saslawsky <pierre@netscape.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2000 00:03:08 -0700
Message-ID: <395068AC.A72E9AA2@netscape.com>
To: Todd Fahrner <fahrner@pobox.com>
CC: webmaster@richinstyle.com, www-style@w3.org

Todd Fahrner wrote:
> >But then anyone using a new DTD, such as that of the new ISO/IEC
> >standard, which is just about the strictest DTD around, will find their
> >ultra-strict page will be rendered in quirks mode because the browser
> >was released before the dtd.
> Again: not so in MacIE5. I don't know the latest turn of the wind
> about Mozilla's policy here, but I and several others have argued
> strenuously in the past that all unknown HTML document types must
> trigger strict mode, as in MacIE5. In other words, strict should be
> the default in Mozilla. If what you assert is true, please speak up
> in the appropriate Mozilla forums.

Unfortunately, unknown DTDs don't seem to trigger the strict mode in current
Mozilla builds. I hope it's an oversight. I filed a bug
(http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=43274) and if need be, I'll
continue to argue as streneously as you did so that it gets fixed.

Received on Wednesday, 21 June 2000 03:03:12 UTC

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