Re: [W3C docs] We should teach by example.

On 7/6/07, Philip TAYLOR <>

> DOCTYPE defines the dialect of the language in which the
> document is written;  without it, the document consists
> of an arbitrary mixture of angle-brackets, ampersands, semi-colons
> and prose : with it, the document is an instance of SGML which
> can be parsed and converted into a meaning and/or a rendering.

Actually, most web browsers will gladly render HTML without it, especially
if the server sends an appropriate Content-Type header. (can't get to
the version ATM)

> @ shouldn't be encoded when it is separating the user and domain portion
> > of the URI.  It should be encoded elsewhere (which is why my FTP login
> > on a certain server is
> Could you cite chapter-and-verse on that, please ?

Jon Barnett

Received on Friday, 6 July 2007 21:22:44 UTC