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From: <JAMESICUS@aol.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 1999 12:24:07 EST
Message-ID: <0.6c15a1af.2583e2b7@aol.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
In the W3C XHTML 1.0 Working Draft, 24 November 1999, the following 
Transitional DocType/DTD is listed:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"

After converting my web pages to XHTML, and incorporating the above,  I 
successfully Validated them via the W3C Validator.

The W3C XHTML 1.0 Proposed Recommendation, 10 December 1999, lists the 
following Transitional DocType/DTD: 

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"

I used this on one of my converted web pages to see if it would validate - it 
did, in fact either of the above DTD's work.

Question: which should I use as a preference?

James Pickering
Tucson, Arizona

Tools and Information for producing fully accessible web pages.
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