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[whatwg] The truth about Nokias claims

From: Maik Merten <maikmerten@googlemail.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 11:41:20 +0100
Message-ID: <4763AF50.4090406@gmail.com>
Krzysztof ?elechowski schrieb:
> Dnia 14-12-2007, Pt o godzinie 19:47 +0100, Maik Merten pisze:
>> Krzysztof ?elechowski schrieb:
>>> Remember the "-" in DOCTYPE HTML?
>> Feel free to be more specific.
> That prefix means that HTML DOCTYPE is not issued by an officially
> recognised standards body.  If W3C were such an organisation, we would
> have a "+" there instead.

And does that matter in any way in practice?

The W3C is the de-facto sole maintainer of many technologies the web
depends on. People love to use the term "web standards" in conjunction
with W3C recommendations.

Received on Saturday, 15 December 2007 02:41:20 UTC

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