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Re: CSS validator does not recognize standard XHTML DOCTYPEs

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: 12 Apr 2002 11:42:18 -0700
To: Richard Walker <Richard.Walker@cs.anu.edu.au>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-Id: <1018636939.4957.34.camel@chacal>
On Wed, 2002-04-10 at 01:32, Richard Walker wrote:
> Hi.  I am using the XHTML 1.0 Transitional DOCTYPE as specified in the
> XHTML standard (http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/):
> 
> <!DOCTYPE html
>   PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
>          "DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
> 
> The HTML Validation Service (http://validator.w3.org/) has no problem
> with this DOCTYPE.
> 
> However, the CSS validator does not like it.  It only seems to like my
> pages when I use the full URI, e.g.:
> 
> <!DOCTYPE html
>   PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
>          "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
> 
> Could you please make the CSS validator accept the DOCTYPE as it is
> given in the standard?

See
http://www.websitedev.de/css/validator-faq

The CSS Validator does not recognize local system convention. This
should be fixed in a future version.

Philippe
Received on Friday, 12 April 2002 14:43:52 GMT

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