[whatwg] Using the HTML5 DOCTYPE as a new quirksmode switch

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Wed Mar 7 14:30:05 PST 2007

On Wed, 07 Mar 2007 21:47:34 +0100, Asbjørn Ulsberg  
<asbjorn at tigerstaden.no> wrote:
> There has been some discussion about using MIME types (e.g.
> 'application/xhtml+xml') as a new switch (I distantly recall it going on
> at annevankesteren.no, but I can't find it at the moment), but since it's
> very unlikely that Internet Explorer will support that for a long time,
> and since HTML5 is backward compatible with HTML4, the HTML5 DOCTYPE  
> might be a much better option.

Yeah, I suppose that could work. FYI: my site is still .nl:


Anne van Kesteren

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