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Re: [VE][188] Error Message Feedback HELP!!!

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 17:20:05 +1000
Message-ID: <425F6B25.5000805@lachy.id.au>
To: Mel Reed <mnm@tsn.cc>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

Mel Reed wrote:
> thankyou for your help,  can you possibly tell me if this is what im 
> looking for?
> 
> Authors should use the Strict DTD unless they need the
>    presentation control for user agents that don't (adequately)
>    support style sheets.
> 
>    If you are writing a document that includes frames, use
>    the following FPI:
> 
>        "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Frameset//EN"
> 
>    This version of the frameset DTD is:
> 
>        http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/frameset.dtd

No, I don't know where you found that, but what you were looking for was 
on the page I linked to.  You didn't need to look anywhere else.

I said to use either HTML 4.01 Strict or Transitional.  If you read the 
document I linked to, you would have found these:

HTML 4.01 Strict:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">


HTML 4.01 Transitional:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">


You need to start the document with either of those <!DOCTYPEs.  Since 
you are not using frames, you should not use the frameset DTD.

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