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From André Malo ...@perlig.de>
Subject Re: Random observation about http://httpd.apache.org/ index page
Date Mon, 27 Aug 2007 07:30:10 GMT
* William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote: 

> From w3c's validater,
>
> 1.  Error  Line 3, Column 1: Missing xmlns attribute for element html.
> The value should be: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml.
>
> <html>
>
> Many Document Types based on XML need a mandatory xmlns="" on the root
> element. For example, the root element for XHTML will look like:
>       <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
>
> I'm presuming this carries through to many of our docs (including the top
> www.apache.org index page).
>
> Thoughts?

The browsers don't care very much about that, because it's delivered as 
text/html anyway.
More interesting for revision are things like:

* <menu>
* using <a name""> with a syntax not usable for ids

While you're at it, adding the xmlns doesn't do any harm. sure ;)

nd

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