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[Bug 21814] New: Validator Tells Me I'm Missing things that I know are there.

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Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:18:59 +0000
To: www-validator-cvs@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-21814-169@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21814

            Bug ID: 21814
           Summary: Validator Tells Me I'm Missing things that I know are
                    there.
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: Validator
           Version: 1.0
          Hardware: Macintosh
                OS: MacOS X
            Status: NEW
          Severity: major
          Priority: P2
         Component: Website
          Assignee: dave.null@w3.org
          Reporter: bluiitalian09@aol.com
        QA Contact: www-validator-cvs@w3.org

Created attachment 1350
  --> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/attachment.cgi?id=1350&action=edit
the source of my web page

Well, here are three errors that I get from the validator on my page,
http://clrhome.org/blastav:

1. Line 1, Column 1: no document type declaration; implying "<!DOCTYPE HTML
SYSTEM>"

2. Line 1, Column 138: end tag for "HEAD" which is not finished

3. Line 1, Column 145: end tag for "HTML" which is not finished

Now, for the four warnings:

1. Unable to Determine Parse Mode!

2. No DOCTYPE found! Checking with default HTML 4.01 Transitional Document
Type.

3. No Character encoding declared at document level

4. No Character Encoding Found! Falling back to UTF-8.


As you can see in the file I have enclosed, 

1. <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

2. <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

3. <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/xhtml+xml; charset=UTF-8" />

4. both <head> and <html> are quite closed.


** The last time I validated this page using your system, it told me it was
well formed. Now all of a sudden, it has errors, when I changed nothing.

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