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Re: What is "validation"?

From: Brian Gilkison <gilkison@one.net>
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 1999 13:33:31 -0400 (EDT)
To: Uriel Wittenberg <uw@urielw.com>
cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9910061326080.31258-100000@shell.one.net>
On Wed, 6 Oct 1999, Uriel Wittenberg wrote:
>
>Kynn Bartlett wrote:
>>   HTML 4.0 specifies three DTDs, so authors must include one of the
>>   following document type declarations in their documents.
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/global.html#h-7.2
>
>Reread please. I said none of the _DTD's_ requires !DOCTYPE.
>
Unfortunately, I'd have to agree with Kynn -- take a look at the actual 
DTD for Transitional, for example, at 
http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd, and you'll see the the !DOCTYPE
definition IN the DTD (line 24?)...

Brian Gilkison

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