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Re: Probable bug in the validator.

From: Jonathan Blank - Mailing List Account <jlblists@twu.net>
Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2000 00:09:48 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-validator@w3.org
cc: magenta@trikuare.cx
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0007230005340.24309-100000@twu.net>
Okay. Turns out it's not a bug in the validator-- it's a bug in HTML 4.0
;) One which was fixed in 4.01.

There are indeed problems with the validator; they aren't
technical in nature, though.

Problem 1:
If you are missing a <DOCTYPE> tag, you are given a link to the
explanation at...


However, this explanation does not mention 4.01 at all. It mentions only
4.0, which is why I used 4.0. I didn't know there WAS another DTD for

Problem 2:
The validator defaults to HTML 4.0, NOT HTML 4.01.

							--Jon Blank
Received on Sunday, 23 July 2000 00:09:50 UTC

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