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[Bug 4495] Missing xmlns attribute for element html

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Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 16:08:51 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=4495


ot@w3.org changed:

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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
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------- Comment #1 from ot@w3.org  2007-04-27 16:08 -------
(In reply to comment #0)
> If I run the page specified at the above URL through the stable version
> (0.7.4?) of the validator, it passes.  The beta (0.8) version, however, gives
> the error message "Missing xmlns attribute for element html"  for line 3 of the
> document.

Indeed, the 0.8 beta adds some conformance checks that were not performed in
0.7.4.

> First two lines are DOCTYPE declaration.  Third line is a bare <html> tag.
According to 
http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#strict
a bare <html> tag is not allowed in XHTML 1.0.

Closing as "Not a Bug". It's a feature.
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