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Re: Validation Problems

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2002 00:58:44 +0200
To: Christopher Huhn <christo@knollhuhn.de>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <3db82767.53300972@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Christopher Huhn wrote:
>I think the following is an error:
>My document is validated as XHTML - encoding iso-8859-15.
>But I have to use entities for umlauts or CSS validation fails with 
>"invalid XML character".

Well, according to http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/BUGS.html
ISO-8859-1 is currently not supported by the CSS Validator.

>Additionally the (X)HTML validator does not complain about attributes 
>that are not separated by spaces (<td align="left"valign="top">) but the 
>CSS validator does.

White space between attribute specifications is required in XML. The W3C
HTML Validator incorporates a SGML parser with only limited XML support
(cf., http://jclark.com/sp/xml.htm) hence it cannot detect all errors in
a XHTML document, try http://valet.webthing.com/page/ instead.
Received on Tuesday, 1 October 2002 18:58:39 UTC

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