RE: HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0

From: Kevin Berkheiser (KBerk@Bigfoot.com)
Date: Tue, Aug 31 1999


From: "Kevin Berkheiser" <KBerk@Bigfoot.com>
To: "Gerald Oskoboiny" <gerald@w3.org>
Cc: "W3C Validator" <www-validator@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 23:38:57 -0400
Message-ID: <NCBBJFKBEKDJELDDCODLKEPKCBAA.KBerk@Bigfoot.com>
Subject: RE: HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0


http://members.tripod.com/KBerk/main.htm

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

What I was reading says this:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/html40/strict.dtd">


Please see this:

http://www.w3.org/TR/html40/struct/global.html#h-7.2

Thanks for looking into this.

Kevin Berkheiser

-----Original Message-----
From: Gerald Oskoboiny [mailto:gerald@w3.org]
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:

    http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://www.w3.org/TR/html40

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

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