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Re: A possible bug in xhtml1.1 dtd

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 22:17:59 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20010913.221759.09995381.mimasa@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
To: webmaster@2kmediat.com
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org
"Webmaster@2kmediat.com" <webmaster@2kmediat.com> wrote:

> I'm getting the following error when accessing xhtml1.1 DTD or any xhtml
> file .xml extension:
> Parameter entity must be defined before it is used. Error processing
> resource 'http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/DTD/xhtml11.dtd'. Line 85, Position 2
> %xhtml-prefw-redecl.mod;
> DTD-error - entity 'xhtml-xlink.mod'() may not be used in this location"
> It is not a program error, cause I've doublechecked it with MSIE and
> XMLSpy(saxon and msxml engines). Both show the error exists. IE points it in
> xhtml11.dtd, xmlspy points it in xhtml-framework-1.mod file(ln53).

Actually this is a known bug in MSIE (more specifically the MSXML parser
used in IE) and XMLSpy.  We have asked Microsoft to fix MSXML parser,
and XMLSpy folks pledged to fix this bug in their coming release.
I really hope they will release the fixed version soon.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Thursday, 13 September 2001 09:17:54 UTC

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