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Re: Validating RDDL

From: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 15:23:10 -0500
Message-ID: <00f101c095fa$ccb76eb0$0a2e249b@nemc.org>
To: "Aaron Swartz" <aswartz@upclink.com>, <www-validator@w3.org>
Cc: "XML-DEV" <xml-dev@xml.org>
Aaron Swartz wrote:

> It seems that the W3C HTML validator has some trouble validating RDDL
> First, it does not follow 300 redirects, and thus can't grab the RDDL DTD.

aha! perhaps that is the problem...

I've tested http://www.rddl.org/ against
http://www.stg.brown.edu/service/xmlvalid/ but note, warnings need to be
turned off given the large number of DTD defaulted namespace declarations in
XHTML Basic. RDDL does validate though.

> Second, when it does grab the DTD it seems to go into some infinite loop
> puts out the XHTML namespace 100 times.

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