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Re: <html> change

From: Jens Brueckmann <jens.brueckmann@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2007 09:30:02 +0200
Message-ID: <fe03a57b0708070030s31383a08ue0881f7674bba45e@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Martin Baird" <chuzza62@ntlworld.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

Hi Martin,

> a month ago a document with a root element of <html> passed Xhtml
> validation, now it requires
> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
> Not a large change for one or a dozen pages.....

the namespace attribute always was required for strictly conforming
documents, see http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/normative.html#strict

As there exist dozens of editors with a bulk replace utility, changing
your documents to include this attribute should be a question of
seconds.

Cheers,

jens.

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Jens Brueckmann
http://www.yalf.de
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