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Re: DocType errors?

From: <Jukka.Korpela@hut.fi>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 1999 13:21:06 +0300 (EET DST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.OSF.4.10.9910191316410.14750-100000@beta.hut.fi>
On Sun, 17 Oct 1999, Henry Rieke wrote:

> I see this as being a UNIX vs everyone else type of problem, but
> does it really matter if:
> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
> is
> <!Doctype html public "-//w3c/dtd html 4.0 transitional//en">

It's not related to UNIX in any particular way.

It does matter, since the string within quotation marks is case sensitive.
Consider it as a string constant (whereas doctype, html, and public
are keyword-like and case insensitive).

This was just an informal description of what I have understood
from explanations by SGML experts.

Yucca, http://www.hut.fi/u/jkorpela/ or http://yucca.hut.fi/yucca.html
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