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Re: Basic problem

From: <AndrewWatt2001@aol.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 05:59:50 EDT
Message-ID: <96.16bf5a56.287c2c16@aol.com>
To: nick.buckley.01@bbc.co.uk, www-smil@w3.org
In a message dated 10/07/01 10:51:34 GMT Daylight Time, 
nick.buckley.01@bbc.co.uk writes:

> Why does the following:
>     <meta name="title" content="Hand craft test"/>
>     <meta name="author" content="http://news.bbc.co.uk">
>     <meta name="copyright" content="(C) British Broadcasting Corporation
> 2001">
> give me a BAD XML message?
> \\ Nick


If that is the total of your document then the problem is that you don't have 
a single element root for the document.

But assuming it is part of a longer document ....

You have omitted the "/" before the ">" at the end of the second and third 
meta elements. Later in the document an XML processor will be expecting end 
tags for the two meta elements.

I hope that helps.

If that doesn't solve it then can you say which software is giving you the 
error message and exactly what the error message is. And also post a fuller 
version of the code.

Andrew Watt
Received on Tuesday, 10 July 2001 06:00:32 UTC

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