RE: HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0

From: Kevin Berkheiser (
Date: Tue, Aug 31 1999

From: "Kevin Berkheiser" <>
To: "Gerald Oskoboiny" <>
Cc: "W3C Validator" <>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 23:38:57 -0400
Message-ID: <>
Subject: RE: HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0

Hmm, the Doctype you used there is not what the document at the W3C says
it should be.

What I was reading says this:


Please see this:

Thanks for looking into this.

Kevin Berkheiser

-----Original Message-----
From: Gerald Oskoboiny []
Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 1999 09:14
To: Kevin Berkheiser
Cc: W3C Validator
Subject: Re: HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0

On Sat, Aug 28, 1999 at 11:04:30PM -0400, Kevin Berkheiser wrote:
> I just modified the doctypes on my home page to HTML 4.01.  When I
> validate it seems the validator no longer says what version of HTML my
> document validates as.  It just says it complies with the doctype
> specified.

Hmm. I have a couple bugfixes in an internal version that I
haven't committed yet, but this isn't one of them.

It detects and reports HTML 4.01 in this case:

Do you have an example URI that causes it not to work?

Gerald Oskoboiny       <>  +1 617 253 2920
System Administrator
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)