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From "Mircea Zahan" <mza...@level7.ro>
Subject Re: How can I get rid of !DOCTYPE HTML ... header generated byVelocity?
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2001 11:23:53 GMT

You're right, mea culpa.

In fact the thing that pissed me off was Jon Stevens' reply.

So, I apologize to all the others and thank you for the effort.

I promise not to do it again,
Mircea.



> On 10/4/01 6:56 AM, "Mircea Zahan" <mzahan@level7.ro> wrote:
> 
> > Ok, everybody, I was wrong, it is not the Velocity the one which generates the
> > header.
> > 
> > But, hey, no one was born with knowledge in the brain ... EXCEPT SOME.
> > 
> > Anyway, I figured the problem, it is solved, but not thanx to your acid
> > replies.
> > 
> > "Thank you" and have lots of fun.
> 
> 
> Hang on there.  I don't think you are being fair.
> 
> As I see it, the replies were trying to be helpful, for the most part.
> 
> You made the strong statement :
> 
> "Velocity generates the <!DOCTYPE HTML ....> header which tells IE
> to conform to the 4.0 standard.
> 
> Is there any way I can convince Velocity not to generate it?"
> 
> And Bojan said, only 33 minutes later,
> 
> "Can you point to the code that does that?"
> 
> (Which I thought fair, as you stated that 'Velocity generates...')
> 
> You reply was something to the order of 'No, because I didn't write it, and
> I won't modify it.'
> 
> Bojan then 'apologized' for being 'a bastard' (which wasn't the way I read
> it) and then proceeded to give you a helpful reply.
> 
> So, think what you want, but remember that this is a volunteer group, and
> you have all the source code, and you did get your question answered :)
> 
> geir
> 
> 
> -- 
> Geir Magnusson Jr.     geirm@optonline.net
> System and Software Consulting
> "Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the
> freeness of speech." - Benjamin Franklin
> 


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