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[whatwg] Doctype conformance requirements

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 20:43:53 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0706112043340.22906@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sun, 7 May 2006, Simon Pieters wrote:
> 
> The conformance requirements section[1] states that:
> 
> > HTML documents that use the new features described in this 
> > specification and that are served over the wire (e.g. by HTTP) must be 
> > sent as text/html and must start with the following DOCTYPE: <!DOCTYPE 
> > html>.
> 
> So, if I read this correctly, HTML documents that aren't served over the 
> wire need not have a doctype?

Fixed.

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