[Pmwiki-users] Wiki HTML validation issues
Sat Mar 13 20:51:35 CST 2004
Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 04:11:54PM +1300, Robin Sheat wrote:
>>On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 07:54:50PM -0700, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
>>>IMO, the problems with the trailing slashes in the <link ... /> and <meta ... />
>>>tags are bugs in the validator. They're correct for XHTML, and should be
>>>valid in HTML as well (same as <br /> is a valid construction).
>>I told the validator to override the doctype and claim to be XHTML
>>transitional, and it validates fine. Is there a reason to use HTML
>>transitional in the tmpl file?
> Some browsers (notably IE) change their interpretation of the document
> based on the doctype declaration, and my early experiments in the area
> made me feel that it was probably safest to stick with HTML transitional
> for now. However, there's nothing to prevent a wiki admin from
> changing the doctype to XHTML if he/she wishes, and I may convert the
> PmWiki default skin to use XHTML in the near future.
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