Subject: Re: Which HTML standard to follow?
To: None <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: netbsd-docs
Date: 07/18/2005 23:02:27
On 2005.07.18 23:57:05 +0000, Klaus Heinz wrote:
 | Hi,
 | as PR admin/30763 points out (I had meant to start validating again, but
 | did not follow up :-/) we have a bad mix of DOCTYPE declaration and
 | actual content in our pages at the moment.
 | My opinion regarding the DOCTYPE is, that we should try to stay with
 | "HTML 4.01 Transitional" and not go the XHTML 1.0 route yet.
 | The only way I would reconsider this would be if it turns out too much
 | hassle to keep HTML 4.01 and become standards compliant, ie if our
 | tools prevent us from producing valid HTML 4.01.
 | As a first step to compliance, I think we should banish the
 | xmlns=".../xhtml" attributes by using exclude-result-prefixes="html".
 | Opinions?

I agree, "HTML 4.01 Transitional" is the way because, unfortunately,
not every browser on earth understands XHTML.

As a joke we can say, "NetBSD runs on almost every plataform, so why can't
I see on every browser ?" :)

		-- Rui Paulo