[whatwg] [html5] tags, elements and generated DOM

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Fri Apr 8 01:18:00 PDT 2005

On Apr 8, 2005, at 11:05, Jim Ley wrote:

> The proposed string that MUST appear as the first line of a WHAT-WG
> document is... please do not call it a doctype unless it is a doctype,
> see even people on the list are confused by using this!

Well, it could be defined as a tag soup construct called "doctype", 
which is neither an SGML doctype nor an XML doctype. :-)

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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