This hypertext reference presents the HTML 4.01 Transitional (also called "loose")
hypertext markup language. It is based on the Document Type Definition (DTD) specified in
HTML 4.01 Specification,
W3C Recommendation, 24 December 1999, edited by Dave Raggett, Arnaud Le Hors, and Ian Jacobs.
This reference has all the features of HTML4.01 Transitional with Frameset features excluded.
HTML 4.01 was important because it set out how you can use
Style Sheets to
specify the presentation of an HTML document.
This is the DOCTYPE statement for documents of this type is:
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">