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Re: Amaya 7.2a complains about well-formed XHTML

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 09:51:50 +0100
To: Christoph Schneegans <Christoph@Schneegans.de>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030325095150.7d34134f.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Mon, 24 Mar 2003 21:44:37 GMT
Christoph Schneegans <Christoph@Schneegans.de> wrote:

> 
> Hello!
> 
> 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. 
> 
> -- 
> <http://schneegans.de/>

Thanks for the report. We'll fix the problem as soon as possible.
     Irene.
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