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Re: Table Validation

From: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 00:24:05 -0500
To: Tim Bagot <tsb@earth.li>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20010329002405.G6100@w3.org>
On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 08:17:08AM -0500, Tim Bagot wrote:
> At 2001-03-09T12:06+0100, Terje Bless wrote:-
> 
> > >Yes, but just a few lines later:-
> > >
> > >      NOTE - If the body of a `text/html' message entity does not begin
> > >      with a document type declaration, an HTML user agent should infer
> > >      the above document type declaration. [-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN]
> >
> > I can't find this note. Can you give me an URI?
> 
> Ah. It turns out that this text appears in RFC 1866[1], but not in the
> draft specification referenced by Liam Quinn.

It's there [2] as a footnote:

| HTML Public Text Identifiers
| 
| To identify information as an HTML document conforming to this
| specification, each document must start with one of the following
| document type declarations. 
| 
| <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN">
| 
| This document type declaration refers to the HTML DTD in section
| HTML DTD. (11)

(11) is a link to the footnote [3]

> [1] <http://www.ics.uci.edu/pub/ietf/html/rfc1866.txt>, section 3.3

[2] http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/html-spec/html-spec_3.html#SEC3.3
[3] http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/html-spec/html-spec_foot.html#FOOT11

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