[whatwg] The bogus doctype state and doctype sniffing
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jun 21 16:39:00 PDT 2007
On Tue, 5 Jun 2007, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> The bogus doctype state does not work as a sufficient spec for parsers
> that need to extract the kind of information that is needed for
> browser-compatible doctype sniffing.
> I suggest amending the bogus doctype state with substates that match
> dbaron's doctype sniffing algorithm from Gecko, because in addition to
> Gecko, WebKit uses that algorithm and Opera 9 uses something that is
> mostly equivalent (subject to corner case differences induced apparently
> by blackbox reverse engineering).
Done. (Webkit apparently doesn't use exactly what Gecko uses, btw.)
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