Re: doctype placement

From: Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor (roconnor@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca)
Date: Tue, Jul 27 1999


Date: Tue, 27 Jul 1999 12:28:35 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" <roconnor@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
To: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.990727122230.14416B-100000@markov.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Re: doctype placement 

On Mon, 26 Jul 1999, Liam Quinn wrote:

> At 09:22 PM 26/07/99 -0400, Liam Quinn wrote:
> That's probably good advice, but from further testing I've found that SP
> 1.3 will issue an error message for
> 
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//foo//dtd foo 99.0//en">
> 
> but not for
> 
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//FOO//DTD FOO 99.0//EN">

Right, because sp is just replacing the DOCTYPE with what is specified in
the cataloge.  Wow, that's very unfortuneate.  I'm a little unsure if this
is a feature of sp, or a bug in sp.

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Russell O'Connor                           roconnor@uwaterloo.ca
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