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Re: CSS2.1 WD: Mistakes in conformance example

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 16:19:01 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com>
Cc: W3C CSS <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0401131618370.5384@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 6 Nov 2003, Jens Meiert wrote:
>
> I noticed two mistakes in the CSS2.1 Working Draft example in
> 'Conformance: Requirements and Recommendations' [1]: One the one hand,
> the <head /> element is missing in the example's document source, but
> (correctly) listed in the document tree below. One the other hand,
> shouldn't the used Doctype comply with one of the valid DTD's you should
> normally use [2], e.g. with an HTML 4.01 Doctype?

The <HEAD> element is optional in HTML4, and the DOCTYPE given in the
example is perfectly acceptable.

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