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Re: What is "validation"?

From: Uriel Wittenberg <uw@urielw.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 1999 09:31:40 -0400
Message-ID: <37FCA0BC.66A1BFF3@urielw.com>
To: Brian Gilkison <gilkison@one.net>
CC: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Brian Gilkison wrote:

> 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?)...

The only "!DOCTYPE" found in a search of that DTD is part of a comment.

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