Re: HTML 3 DTD? [was: frames ]

Abigail (
Fri, 15 Dec 1995 06:00:05 +0100 (MET)

Daniel W. Connolly wrote:

[ Example using Netscapisms and a <!doctype> deleted ]

++ I'm curious about what folks mean by:
++ "-//IETF//DTD HTML 3.0//EN"
++ As far as I know, there's no HTML 3.0 DTD that the IETF owns. In

Hmm, I have sgmls installed on my system, and that uses a catalog file,
which contains, among others, the line:
-- $Id: catalog,v 1.1 1994/10/07 21:35:07 connolly Exp $ --

It also lists "-//IETF//DTD HTML 3.0//EN" as the most general way to
refer to level 3 html. The only reason I include "-//IETF//DTD HTML 3.0//EN"
or "-//IETF//DTD HTML Strict//EN//3.0" is to validate my documents with

Now, I do not know whether IETF owns an HTML 3.0 DTD, but if
"-//IETF//DTD HTML 3.0//EN" is not a correct way to refer to that DTD,
then why is it listed in the sgmls catalogue file?