On 21.12.2005 18:40, Adam Kuehn wrote:
> Holly Bergevin wrote:
>>(The MSDN page does not mention HTML4.01, the current W3C
>>recommendation, but I have found that, for box model issues at
>>least, as long as there is a complete doctype, IE6 will be in standards mode.)
> Well, the page you cite does say, "Standards-compliant mode is also
> switched on when you specify a version of HTML that is not listed in
> the table, such as HTML 1.0 or HTML 3.22." Version 4.01 is not
> listed in the table, so therefore I would deduce that 4.01 always
> triggers standards-compliant mode, regardless of URL. I have not
> tested this deduction in practice, however, and would be interested
> to hear the results.
For those, who want to know it more exactly
< http://www.kriton.de/CSS/doctype.html >
As I wrote on the page, newer versions of browsers may differ.
That means, especially Safari and Opera might switch to a
*real* standards-compliant mode in newer versions, while older
versions keep in almost-standards mode. Even Henri Sivonen will
not give us an answer.
A bit more topical, but not up-to-date (Opera 8/9 is missing):
< http://hsivonen.iki.fi/doctype/ >
The minimum to switch browsers to Compat1 in (X)HTML is:
List wiki/FAQ -- http://css-discuss.incutio.com/
Supported by evolt.org -- http://www.evolt.org/help_support_evolt/