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Re: Amaya 7.2a complains about well-formed XHTML

From: Laurent Carcone <Laurent.Carcone@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 16:06:06 +0100
To: Christoph Schneegans <Christoph@Schneegans.de>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030325150606.B1CC816D67@tux.inrialpes.fr>

Hello Christoph,

You are right, there is actually a bug with this document.
This bug occurs for documents with no doctype declaration AND with a BOM 
character.
It is now fixed in the CVS base and will be available in the next release 
(mid-April).

Thanks for the report

Laurent Carcone


> 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/>
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 25 March 2003 10:06:20 UTC

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