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(DOCument TYPE) A code in an HTML, XHTML or XML page that informs the Web browser which version of the markup language was used to write the page in order to render it properly on screen. Typically the first line of code in the page, the DOCTYPE points to a Document Type Definition (DTD), which contains the markup rules. See DTD.
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If a developer chooses to provide the appropriate component declarations and then have the parser validate the document as well as check the document for well-formedness, the DOCTYPE definition statement is the place where the declarations would be inserted.
Aerospace As Proving Ground Among the many advances in Astoria for Aerospace, are: -- First single platform for managing flight operations, maintenance and training content -- First software that automatically handles structured document updates from any airplane manufacturer (ATA SGML or well-formed XML for doctypes not supported by ATA Spec 2200i) -- First software to deliver customized documents for every individual airplane configuration -- New software for aerospace to dynamically publish to multiple formats --including print, web, PDF as well as to the Electronic Flight Bag (EFB).