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Re: Backward-compatibility of text/html media type (ACTION-334, ACTION-364)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2010 15:20:16 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u7j132be64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Wed, 03 Feb 2010 15:14:02 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> As I said, the HTML4 strict doctypes are allowed, but transitional and  
>> frameset are not because they cause some amount of harm. If you use  
>> those doctypes certain parts of CSS will not work according to the  
>> standards for instance.
> The doctypes are allowed, but contents that uses all of what's allowed  
> in these doctypes may not (for instance, head/@profile,  
> meta/@name=keywords etc).
> So again; it's not just about doctypes.

I never suggested that. They are just a convenient example.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 3 February 2010 14:21:23 UTC

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