[whatwg] Versioning

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Wed Mar 14 08:55:10 PDT 2007

On Wed, 14 Mar 2007 16:47:01 +0100, Elliotte Harold  
<elharo at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
>> Well, the original question wasn't about versioning in particular as
>> much as it was Microsoft asking developers (not spec writers) for
>> something, anything, that they can use to tell whether the author has
>> written the document for HTML5
> I could well have missed this, but has Microsoft actually asked for  
> this? I didn't hear them ask for it, but I haven't read every message in  
> the thread.
> I'd hate to add something for this purpose if Microsoft hasn't made a  
> firm commitment to actually use it.

Nobody is talking about adding. It was suggested that Microsoft, if  
desired, could utilize <!doctype html> as a trigger for "real standards  

Anne van Kesteren

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