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Re: Validators, Validation chart

From: Ian Stuart <Ian.Stuart@ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 12:19:17 +0100
Message-ID: <4450A8B5.1060705@ed.ac.uk>
To: www-validator@w3.org

Christoph Schneegans wrote:

> How complex is e.g.
> 
>   <?xml encoding="utf-8" version="1.0"?>
>   <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
>       "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
>   <html>
>   <head><title></title></head>
>   <body>
>   <p class=""title=""></p>
>   </body>
>   </html>
> 
> in your opinion?
For xhtml - not much.
For rendering with the current crop of browsers: a *huge* pain the the rear!

the "<?xml..." declaration throws IE6 into "quirks mode" and completely 
ruins any chance you have of getting the page to render evenly across 
browsers!

-- 

Ian Stuart.
Bibliographics and Multimedia Service Delivery team,
EDINA,
The University of Edinburgh.

http://edina.ac.uk/
Received on Thursday, 27 April 2006 11:19:28 GMT

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