At 13:39 09/04/02 -0400, Plagiarist.com wrote:
>Browsers are unpredictable enough as it is - what is the advantage of
>"tempting fate" to trigger a browser's quirks mode? An excuse for sloppy
Unfortunately, you sometimes need the elements and attributes that are
missing from, the strict DOCTYPE. Netscape 4, for example, doesn't like
In those circumstances it is usually easier to use the transitional version.
I've also encountered programmers who hard code the DOCTYPE into a perl
module rather than leaving it for the template. In those circumstances,
politics and human nature come into play.