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RE: Intent to Conform (was Re: Version information)

From: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 15:42:21 -0700
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5C276AFCCD083E4F94BD5C2DA883F05A27D71924E0@tk5-exmlt-w600.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>I tested, and <!DOCTYPE html5> triggers quirks mode in Firefox and
>Safari but not Opera or IE/Mac (I don't know if IE on Windows uses
>the same algorithm). <!DOCTYPE html> doesn't trigger quirks mode in
>any of these.

IE on Windows uses the same algorithm at a pseudocode level (read: I don't think it was an exact copy of the code, but Tantek said "here's how we do the string compares," and the Win IE devs followed that.  I had tested before I said this - <!DOCTYPE html5> triggers standards mode (not quirks mode) on IE7.

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