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Re: Confused at error message

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 17:01:47 +0200
To: "Alexa McMinn" <a.mcminn@alliance-leicester.com>
Cc: <www-validator-css@w3.org>
Message-ID: <415ce4f6.146199323@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Alexa McMinn wrote:
>We get this when we validate our page, but we dont understand what this
>means or how to fix it. Can you help?
>Target: http://www.alliance-leicester.co.uk/home/terms.asp
>Please, validate your XML document first!
>Line 2
>Column 6
>The processing instruction target matching "[xX][mM][lL]" is not allowed.
>PS. The page passed W3C XHTML validation without problems

Which is a known limitation in the W3C Markup Validator, (it notes
its limited XML support on the result page), you document is not
well-formed, you must remove the newline preceding the <?xml.
Received on Thursday, 23 September 2004 15:02:33 UTC

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