UPDATED DOCTYPE

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  1. Dave Navarro
    Dave Navarro avatar
    150 posts
    Member since:
    Jul 2005

    Posted 02 Feb 2009 Link to this post

    Hello,

    When I create a new .aspx page my default doctype is;

     

    DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

     

    However I noticed your demo pages (in this case 'tooltip') you use the doctype;

     

     

    DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/DTD/xhtml11.dtd">

    I'm using VS2008, SQL Server 2008 and the latest Telerik controls for ASP.Net AJAX and Silverlight. Should I be changing my doctype to the same one you're using?

    After reading the information on http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/ I certainly think so but thought I better ask and be sure.

    Please let me know and thanks!

    Dave

     

     

     

     

     

     

  2. Answer
    Tervel
    Admin
    Tervel avatar
    1337 posts

    Posted 03 Feb 2009 Link to this post

    Hello Dave,

    Using a "stricter" definition such as XHTML 1.1 is better in terms of "older" standards being gradually dropped out.
    However, for the time being you can use any of the two - VS 2005 by default uses the less-strict XHTML 1.0 Transitional.
    There should not be a problem with using either one.
    Best wishes,
    Tervel
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