[whatwg] DOCTYPE shouldn't be optional (fwd)

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jul 9 08:35:09 PDT 2004

On Fri, 9 Jul 2004, Matthew Raymond wrote:
> We should drop XHTML because Ian doesn't like it being used in the HTML
> MIME type?

Note that it isn't because I don't like it (although I don't), it's
because the text/html RFC doesn't allow it. (As for as XML languages go,
only the profile of XHTML defined in XHTML 1 Appendix C may be sent as
text/html. And WF2 doesn't fall under that umbrella.)

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