Originally Posted by VIPStephan
Yes, it was. It was not part of (strict) HTML 4 and XHTML 1. It was only re-added to HTML 5 because HTML 5 is tag soup reloaded. That doesn’t mean it’s good practice to use it.
But let’s not start a debate on basic principles. felgall has made his point and I tend to agree with him, so whoever wants to follow does, and the other ones can go to hell.
All Hail Spookster!!
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">