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Re: Incorrect "catch" of valid data

From: Thanasis Kinias <tkinias@optimalco.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2001 18:20:39 -0700
To: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-id: <01071818203900.02994@localhost.localdomain>
On Wednesday 18 July 2001 10:15, Terje Bless wrote:
> On 21.04.01 at 10:21, Michael Bowen <fizzbowen@mindspring.com> wrote:
> >My XHTML documents include the trademark symbol, coded as < &#153; >.
> >
> >When I validate documents (transitional DTD), if there are any errors in a
> >document, then the < &#153; > symbols are flagged as invalid. If I fix all
> >the other errors, then the < &#153; > warning messages go away.

> This has now been fixed so you get an error message here regardless. See
> for example
> <URL:http://validator.w3.org:8188/check?uri=http://fizzbowen.home.mindsprin
>g.com/test/after.htm>.

Terje,

As of circa 1815 MST (0115Z 19 Jul), the port 8188 validator is still only 
flagging these when validating as XHTML, not when validating as HTML.  Cf. 
[1] (as HTML) and [2] (as XHTML), port-8188 validation results for [3], which 
uses &#149; for bullets.

1. 
<http://validator.w3.org:8188/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.asu.edu%2F&charset=unknown+%28as+detected%29&doctype=HTML+4.01+Transitional&uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.asu.edu%2F>
2. 
<http://validator.w3.org:8188/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.asu.edu%2F&charset=unknown+%28as+detected%29&doctype=XHTML+1.0+Transitional&uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.asu.edu%2F>
3. <http://www.asu.edu/>

Regards,
-- 
Thanasis Kinias
Optimal LLC
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
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