HTML 4.01 Now Recommendation
Friday August 27th, 1999
Nicholas Cull writes, "The World Wide Web Consortium has produced HTML 4.01 as a proposed recommendation. This clarifies and tidies up many issues from the HTML 4.0 specification, and prepares the way for XHTML 1.0.
This may involve some (fairly minor) changes to Mozilla, since among other things, it also comes with new Document Type Definitions for the three flavours (transitional, frameset and strict).
The document is in a review stage until 22 September 1999."
#3 HTML 4.01 Now Recommendation
Tuesday August 31st, 1999 12:56 PM
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HTML 4.01 is a Proposed Recommendation (as you mentioned in the text), not yet an official Recommendation, as your title suggests.
The changes look quite minor. Mostly, the changes are clarifications, and the few DTD changes can, I think, be folded into Mozilla with very few problems.
Does anyone know if Mozilla even treats Strict and Transitional documents differently? I would be surprised if it did, and the DTD changes from 4.0 to 4.01 are much less marked than the differences between HTML4 Strict and HTML4 Transitional.