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Re: Using the validation service to validate XHTML

From: <JAMESICUS@aol.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 18:50:05 EDT
Message-ID: <161.279f8e3.28ff651d@aol.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
CC: derhoermi@gmx.net
In a message dated 10/8/01 8:36:46 AM US Mountain Standard Time, 
derhoermi@gmx.net writes:

> * JAMESICUS@aol.com wrote:
>  >Julian:
>  >
>  >As Terje Bless pointed out, you can copy and paste XHTML DOCTYPE 
>  >constructs/DTDs from the W3C specifications so you get them exactly 
right. 
>  
>  No, as of XHTML 1.0 First Edition you can't. The specification uses
>  relative system identifiers and they only work properly if you copy
>  the DTD files and entity sets to your server.

I stand by my statement. In the case of XHTML 1.0 the DTDs (consisting of 
PUBLIC and SYSTEM identifiers ) are found in Appendix A of the W3C 
recommendation.

James Pickering

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