[whatwg] Re: SHORTTAG NET

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 24 03:56:33 PDT 2004

On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> I had thought that given a brand new doctype, it would be possible to 
> enable it using a DOCTYPE switch, but then realised that these documents 
> will more than likely be built and tested environments comprising mostly 
> IE tag-soup developers, and thus authors will more than likely to screw 
> it up anyway.

We really want to avoid yet more DOCTYPE switching anyway, for the various 
reasons that have been given on this list in the past.

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