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Issue with Amaya 9.55: a bug in the parsing check function?!

From: JEMebius <jemebius@xs4all.nl>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 12:20:38 +0000
Message-ID: <47449E33.3020500@xs4all.nl>
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Berkel en Rodenrijs - NL - November 21st 2007

Dear W3C Staff,

I would like to report an issue with the latest Amaya, version 9.55.
It is an unexpected error message during syntax-checking a specific web 
page.

The web page is at http://www.xs4all.nl/~jemebius/So4.htm

This page is valid HTML 4.01 Transitional according to your latest 
markup validator at http://validator.w3.org/   (*)

Under Amaya 9.55 the parsing error button lights up red. The message reads

Blue lines are links activated by a double (or a single) click

*** Errors/warnings in E:\HTM\JEMNew\So4.htm
  line 12: Invalid Selector "active"


The body tag - at lines 12 and 13 - reads

<body style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: rgb(255, 255, 204);"
 alink="#ff9900" link="#0000ff" vlink="#990000">


At first sight nothing wrong.

I checked this also with Amaya 9.22 and 9.51; both versions showed a 
green parsing error button.

At second sight I guess that the message /Invalid Selector "active"/ was 
a reaction to the line break from line 12 to line 13, which appears in 
the midst of the tag, and therefore may have been treated incorrectly by 
Amaya 9.55.

I would like to know from you in due time if I did nevertheless 
something wrong, or perhaps less elegant. - My thanks in advance.


Best regards: Johan E. Mebius


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Output of the validation process is at URL
http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.xs4all.nl%2F%7Ejemebius%2FSo4.htm&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&doctype=Inline&group=0
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