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Re: XHTML DTD doesn't validate?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 23:17:28 +0200
Message-ID: <00c501c03c6d$7bfa7fd0$ae2090d4@de>
To: "David J N Begley" <d.begley@uws.edu.au>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
* "David J N Begley" <d.begley@uws.edu.au> wrote:
| Hiya - I have some pages that I've been converting to XHTML;  they pass the
| W3C's validator at:
|
|   http://validator.w3.org/
|
| as XHTML, but when I run them through the XML validator at:
|
|   http://www.stg.brown.edu/service/xmlvalid/
|
| (to double-check anything I or the W3C validator have missed) I'm surprised
| that my documents can't be checked because the XHTML DTD causes a whole heap
| of warnings and errors, such as:
|
|   line 38, http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd:
|     error (771): malformed external parameter entity;
|     file: http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml-special.ent, line 29
|
| Of course, it makes it a tad difficult to ensure that I've got everything
| "just right" when the XHTML DTD itself won't validate.  :-(
|
| Is it the XML validator that's broken or the DTD?  Is this "normal" for the
| XHTML DTD, or is there some way it could be rectified?

See the thread on this topic:
  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/2000Aug/0017.html
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