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From: Steven Gilham <steven.gilham@eu.citrix.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 08:16:57 +0100
Message-ID: <B5885AA769039C49BD9295955CB2E0E40100555F@lonpexch501.ctxuk.citrix.com>
To: "'www-amaya@w3.org'" <www-amaya@w3.org>
Amaya (8.1b for NT running on Win2K Advanced Server) fails to spot a couple
of XHTML validation errors.


The following file
-----------------------8<------------------------------
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN"
      "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/DTD/xhtml11.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
  <title>No title</title>
  <meta name="generator" content="amaya 8.1b, see http://www.w3.org/Amaya/"
/>
</head>

<body>
<blockquote xml:lang="ang">"Hige sceal &thorn;e heardra, heorte &thorn;e
cenre, mod sceal &thorn;e mare, &thorn;e ure m&aelig;gen
lytla&eth;.... "</blockquote>
<ul><li>Text</li>.</ul>
</body>
</html>
----------------------8<-------------------------------

generates no errors on loading by Amaya, and using the Views>Show Parsing
Errors dialog generates

    Each error line is a link.
    It can be activated by a double (or a single) click
    *** Errors/warnings in <filespec>
      line 12, char 0: warning - unsupported language: ang

but validator.w3.org tells me

    This page is not Valid XHTML 1.1!
    Below are the results of attempting to parse this document with an SGML
parser. 

    Line 12, column 27: character data is not allowed here 
      <blockquote xml:lang="ang">"Hige sceal &thorn;e heardra, heorte
&thorn;e cenre, 
                                 ^
    Line 13, column 28: end tag for "blockquote" which is not finished
(explain...). 
      lytla&eth;.... "</blockquote>
                              ^
    Line 14, column 17: character data is not allowed here 
      <ul><li>Text</li>.</ul>
                       ^
Received on Monday, 20 October 2003 03:17:12 UTC

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