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Re: [Bug] "HTML 4.01 Strict" doctype check

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2007 13:36:58 -0500
Message-Id: <55420A11-4A2E-4B6F-A3EA-EB7D6E3A44B4@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: lecotegougdelaforce@free.fr

Bonjour Goulven,
(please reply to the mailing-list, not just me - thank you)

On Nov 7, 2007, at 14:08 , Goulven Guillard wrote:
> So, here it is : when validating a strict html 4.01 webpage with the
> validator "doctype" field set to "autodetect", the validation works
> fine. However, when trying to validate the same webpage with this  
> field
> set to "HTML 4.01 Strict", you get a "doctype overwrite" issue

I don't think there is any issue. This is the expected and documented  
behavior when you use doctype override:
http://validator.w3.org/docs/users.html#Options

Is there anything in the behavior or documentation that you would not  
expect and/or would suggest to be clarified or changed?

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