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Re: Can't get rid of DOCTYPE Override

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2004 20:12:27 +0100
To: jdavin@cmu.edu
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <4024da53.156074823@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* jdavin@cmu.edu wrote:
>When I look at the page code, the validator replaced my DOCTYPE line with
>the exact same thing! I'm using this:
><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
>I've tried looking at the html code for w3.org to see how that manages to
>not get the doctype override message, but I couldn't figure it out.

This is a known issue. Just select automatic detection from the document
type declaration menu.
Received on Sunday, 18 January 2004 14:12:38 UTC

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