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Re: malformed url

From: Hugh Sasse <hgs@dmu.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2009 02:08:47 +0000 (GMT)
To: John Culleton <john@wexfordpress.com>
cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.0912240204240.26868@bucknor.tech.dmu.ac.uk>


On Wed, 23 Dec 2009, John Culleton wrote:

> I have used amaya to edit my html page
> 
> :
> http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html
> Amaya doesn't find any errors. When I upload it, whether locally or at the
> remote site and with any browser such as Firefox or Konqueror I get an error 
> stating that the 
> page is "maliformed url" or the equivalent. However after giving the error 
> message the page displays fine.
> 
> The error occurs whether I call the web page directly, or whether I use an 
> anchor on the main page.
> The only browser that reads the page without an error is lynx.

There are other ways to check this:

http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwexfordpress.net%2Fshortlist.html&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&doctype=Inline&ss=1&outline=1&group=0&user-agent=W3C_Validator%2F1.654

(sorry about the length of that).

[QUOTE]

Warning No DOCTYPE found! Checking with default HTML 4.01 Transitional Document Type.

No DOCTYPE Declaration could be found or recognized in this document. This generally means that the document is not declaring its Document Type at the top. It can also mean that the DOCTYPE declaration contains a spelling error, or that it is not using the correct syntax.

The document was checked using a default "fallback" Document Type Definition that closely resembles .HTML 4.01 Transitional..

Learn how to add a doctype to your document from our FAQ.

[/QUOTE]

The FAQ link points to
http://validator.w3.org/docs/help.html#faq-doctype

        HTH
        Hugh

> 
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