Re: Versioning and html[5]

On 4/13/07, Chris Wilson <> wrote:

Well, then I'd recommend ignoring what IE is doing (adding opt-ins to not
> break back-compat), and making sure there's a clearly identifiable
> identifier on new HTML content (because then we can auto-opt-in IE).

Perhaps this is a dumb question, but why can't "<!DOCTYPE html>" be that
clearly identifiable identifier? I doubt it currently occurs in the wild
outside of authors who are anticipating HTML 5.

Arthur Jennings

Received on Friday, 13 April 2007 21:55:38 UTC