The important thing is to use the doctype you specify, and to check your code carefully to be sure it's valid. You'll have an easier time of it later if you use external CSS and scripts, too. All this will make future changes easier to manage.
>Thanks, y'all for your advice. I like clean, clear code, and I like
>closing all my tags. Then, when I write new pages, do you think I
>should continue to write the xhtml doctype, or should I write
>something else? Whatever I choose to do now I will probably do
>until I am actually forced to change it.
It doesn't matter.
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]