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Re: Quick DOCTYPE Declaration Question

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2002 19:06:16 -0400 (EDT)
To: "R. Derek Pattison" <rderekp@laughing-coyote.com>
cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0208171904470.20963-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Sat, 17 Aug 2002, R. Derek Pattison wrote:

> I've just noticed that most folks on this list display !DOCTYPE like this:
> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
>     "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
> Does it matter if the URI for the DTD is on the second line or this whole
> tag is on one line, or do people just separate them for code readability?

Some people like to keep their lines less than 80 characters, but it
doesn't matter.

Liam Quinn
Received on Saturday, 17 August 2002 19:06:17 UTC

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