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Problems validating html40 strict

From: Mustapha El Belghiti <mbelghiti@aei.ca>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 1999 12:08:40 -0500
Message-Id: <4.1.19990122120453.00a28f10@mail.aei.ca>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Hi folks,

 Why do I get an error when using the following doctype

The error is regarding "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC":
	name start character invalid: only delimiter ">",
          delimiter "[", system identifier and parameter separators are allowed

When I use <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0//EN">, I don't get
any errors.

This error occurs with my local version and with the online version.

Where's the problem, the catalog file or the check script?

Thanks in advance.

Received on Friday, 22 January 1999 12:05:56 UTC

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