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Re: XHTML doctype and namespace lookups overwhelm w3.org servers?

From: Jonas Jørgensen <jonasj@jonasj.dk>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 01:04:20 +0100
Message-ID: <3E347784.1040202@jonasj.dk>
To: www-html@w3.org

Gannon J. Dick wrote:
>>> - When I open examp2.xml in IE 6.0SP1 it tries to open the 
>>> document for about 10-15 seconds, then comes up with an error 
>>> message that says "The XML-page cannot be displayed - the 
>>> resource could not be found: 
>>> 'http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd'."
>> 
>> That's because IE simply doesn't support XHTML.
> 
> No, it's because the MS XML parser couldn't download the DTD. Connect
> to the internet and there is no problem.

There is a big problem: IE doesn't render the XHTML document; instead it 
treats it as as any plain XML file without a stylesheet, and shows its 
parse tree.

Let's hope IE 7 will support XHTML.

/Jonas
Received on Sunday, 26 January 2003 19:04:23 GMT

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