[whatwg] HTML5 DOCTYPE suggestion
dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 11:50:41 PST 2009
On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 8:27 AM, Tom Duhamel <tom420.duhamel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 7:37 AM, <mikemikeb at verizon.net> wrote:
>> I have a suggestion for HTML5 involving the currently planned doctype,
>> <!DOCTYPE HTML>.
>> It came to my mind that there could be many a web developer, looking to
>> create a basic webpage for friends, that might use the HTML 5 doctype
>> thinking that the doctype is used, or even needed, just for basic HTML,
> The doctype is not only used and needed, it is mandatory. All authors should
> write compliant web pages even for what you call a "basic webpage for
>> cheapening the perception of the HTML5 "brand", so to speak.
> HTML 5 is not a brand, it is the latest version of the HTML standard.
Actually, HTML 5 is a working draft.
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