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Re: Updating "Recommended list of DTDs"

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2010 10:19:35 +0100
To: Gérard Talbot <info@gtalbot.org>
Cc: "www-archive@w3.org" <www-archive@w3.org>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Message-ID: <1262596775.16047.602.camel@localhost>
Le mardi 29 décembre 2009 à 01:57 -0500, Gérard Talbot a écrit :
>   * HTML 4.01 strict uses an uppercase HTML (top-level element type
> declared in the DTD) in the doctype declaration everywhere in the HTML
> 4.01 spec (in particular, section 7:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/global.html
> ) while the valid-dtd-list.html suggests a lowercase html. Maybe a minor
> issue... I don't think so. Consistency across W3C webpages should be
> normal to expect.

Makes sense to me; I made them uppercase.

>   * <meta http-equiv="Content-Style-Type" content="text/css" /> is not
> required unless there is an inline style attribute in the document.


>   * I wish that valid-dtd-list.html would formally and explicitly
> recommend strict DTD over transitional DTD. If transitional DTD was
> making some sense in 1998/1999, then it no longer makes a lot of sense
> today.

I think that's really up to the author's choice to see which DTD matches
her authoring expectations, so I haven't changed this.

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