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Re: Beta: Fatal Error: No DOCTYPE specified!

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 18:55:57 +0100
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3dc76c32.342829572@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Ian Hickson wrote:
>>> So how would you implement it?
>> A new start tag handler in preparse().
>
>Which would break with examples such as the two I gave.

Could be fixed.

>>>> You don't suggest to adhere to this statement and thus treat XHTML
>>>> documents as if they were HTML documents, do you?
>>>
>>> That would be ideal, yes.
>> 
>> That'd make the validator useless for text/html delivered XHTML
>> documents.
>
>There are many reasons why that's a goot thing.

I wouldn't disagree if it weren't too late to stop
the web running into the text/html XHTML mess.
Received on Thursday, 31 October 2002 12:55:47 GMT

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