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Re: please help with doc type dtd for my web site

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2005 08:37:33 +0100
To: marvin hunkin <marvkin@hotmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050608073733.GA849@us-lot.org>

On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 11:22:46AM +1000, marvin hunkin wrote:
> doing a web site for a 80s music page using frontpage 2000.

You should be aware that Frontpage, especially older versions of it,
is notoriously bad at producing markup.

> could you please provide me with the correct doc type code for my html 
> pages.

Generally speaking, documents written these days (meaning between the
year 2000 and some (probably long off) future date when support for
more recent recomendations is better, should be written in HTML 4.01
Strict.

> used the vallidator, but cannot seem to work out where it goes,

At the top.

> and where the code is.

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

http://www.w3.org/QA/2002/04/valid-dtd-list.html

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David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
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