Simple Question re Dreamweaver

Hi - this is probably really simple stuff...

but when ever I open a new html doc in dreamweaver it automatically puts in

http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd 

at the top of the coding - what is this for/????

Thanks
heijmerAsked:
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rucky544Connect With a Mentor Commented:
no, just leave it in there!

Dreamweaver will build in xhtml transitional for you.
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rucky544Commented:
It just tells the browser that the document type is xhtml transitional format
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rucky544Commented:
It is the document type that the file is validated against.
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heijmerAuthor Commented:
So in english ...???

I am new to all this coding lark...

do i need to worry about it
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heijmerAuthor Commented:
great stuff thanks !
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