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Re: Transitional validation Problem

From: Robert T Wyatt <robert@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 10:20:09 -0500
Message-ID: <4649CFA9.2010203@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
	  "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

There's no reason why this should not work unless you have some sort
of zero-width characters hidden in the declaration.


Andreas Prilop wrote:
> On Tue, 15 May 2007, Hamish wrote:
> 
>> I have been trying to work out what's wrong with the following Document type
>> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
> 
> It is stupid!
> If you want XHTML 1.0 (for new pages), then use XHTML 1.0 Strict.
> If you need Transitional (for old pages), then stick with
> HTML 4 Transitional.
> 
> XHTML 1.0 Transitional is a clueless-indicator.
> 
> The real difference is between "Strict" and "Transitional",
> not between HTML 4 and XHTML 1.0. You should make an effort
> to write "Strict" pages: HTML 4 Strict or XHTML 1.0 Strict.
> 
Received on Wednesday, 16 May 2007 03:12:46 GMT

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