Re: Versioning and html[5]

Matthew Ratzloff schrieb:
> On Fri, April 13, 2007 2:55 pm, Arthur Jennings wrote:
>> 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.
> Safari and Firefox don't recognize "<!DOCTYPE html>" as a valid doctype,
> instead bailing out to quirks mode.

Actually, the WHATWG chose <!DOCTYPE html> because it does trigger 
standards mode across browsers.


Received on Friday, 13 April 2007 22:42:31 UTC