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Re: Validator errors

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 18:40:41 -0800
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.20000130184014.00c197b0@mail.idyllmtn.com>
To: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Cc: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>, W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
At 02:58 PM 1/30/2000 , Terje Bless wrote:
>You can't make XHTML the default for documents without a DOCTYPE; it'll
>break just about anything out there.

Agreed 100%.

>The only way to handle this that won't break badly is to assume that
>text/xml is XML, text/xhtml is XHTML, text/html is HTML 4.01[0], unless a
>DOCTYPE is given in which case the DOCTYPE is used.

Sensible to me.

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