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Amaya 7.2a complains about well-formed XHTML

From: Christoph Schneegans <Christoph@Schneegans.de>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2003 21:44:37 GMT
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Amaya 7.2a states that <http://gg57.s7.domainkunden.de/> which has a 
MIME type of "application/xhtml+xml" is not well-formed. The reason
for this behaviour is that there's no document type declaration ("DOCTYPE")
present in that document.

I consider this a bug in Amaya. The error message is plain wrong, the 
document *is* well-formed. Furthermore, a document type declaration is 
only mandatory for "strictly conforming" XHTML documents. If a document 
doesn't contain entity references, it can easily be rendered without 
one. Mozilla e.g. renders that page properly. 

Received on Monday, 24 March 2003 16:51:56 UTC

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