[thelist] Re: a horse! my kingdom for an XHTML horse! was RE: [thelist] Tablesvs Layers

aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Sun Sep 17 15:08:15 CDT 2000

> From:James Spahr <james at designframe.com>
> > 
> > ahhh... cuz browsers in the future won't support HTML...
> > after all, it's so radically different from XHTML and all...
> > 
> > i don't mean to sound snotty, but i do... anyway, if you
> > have a DTD, what does it matter?
> There is no reason why a browser can't support all the variations of
> xHTML & HTML, if the documents include a DTD.


> IMHO - all documents should be assumed to be HTML 3.2 unless these is
> a doctype. Then we can move to xHTML goodness (modules and all) and
> not loose support for legacy coded pages

dunno 'bout the 3.2 thing... why not 2.0?  after all, 3.2 started 
introducing a lot more 'style' tagging...  but that's a whole 'nother 

> They key point is - it should not be all or nothing situation -
> browsers can (and some do) change behavior based on the DTD.

exactly again.

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