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Re: Newbie just getting his feet wet...

From: Paul Stanley <pauls@cox-internet.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 11:37:18 -0600
Message-ID: <001901c1b647$6aaadb80$6401a8c0@coxinternet.com>
To: "www-validator" <www-validator@w3.org>
Ahh...thanks. I had mistakenly thought that the three possibilities for DTDs
were simply hierarchical. It's working now.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Philip TAYLOR" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: "Paul Stanley" <pauls@cox-internet.com>
Cc: "www-validator" <www-validator@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2002 5:26 PM
Subject: Re: Newbie just getting his feet wet...


> Paul -- You are using the wrong DTD; the one you have selected
> is specifically for FRAMESET documents, which by definition may
> not contain a <BODY>; you should use (from memory, so may be
> off-by-one)
>
>     <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"
>             "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
>
> Philip TAYLOR, RHBNC.
> --------
> [snip]
>
> > I made the corrections that John
> > [W3C] HTML Validation Service Results
> >
> >              URI:
> >            Server:            Zeus/3.4
> >  Detected Character Encoding: utf-8
> >   Select Character Encoding:
> >        Current Doctype:       HTML 4.0 Frameset
> >        Select Doctype:
> >            Options:           Show Source Outline Parse Tree ...no
attributes
> >
> >
> > Below are the results of attempting to parse this document with an SGML
parser.
> >
> >    * Line 11, column 5:
> >
> >        <body>
> >             ^
> >
> >      Error: element "BODY" not allowed here; check which elements this
element may be contained within
> >
> >    * Line 15, column 6:
> >
> >        </html>
> >              ^
> >
> >      Error: missing a required sub-element of "HTML"
> >
> > Sorry, this document does not validate as HTML 4.0 Frameset.
> >
> > If you use CSS in your document, you should also check it for validity
using the W3C CSS Validation Service.
>
> > Below is the source input I used for this validation:
> >
> >    1: <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Frameset//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/frameset.dtd">
> >    2:
> >    3: <html>
> >    4:
> >    5: <head>
> >    6:    <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;
charset=utf-8">
> >    7:    <meta name="Author" content="Paul C. Stanley">
> >    8:    <title>Test Page</title>
> >    9: </head>
> >   10:
> >   11: <body>
> >   12: <p>test text</p>
> >   13: </body>
> >   14:
> >   15: </html>
> >
> >
> > Gerald Oskoboiny
> > Last modified: Date: 2001/09/14 04:13:13
>
Received on Friday, 15 February 2002 14:40:10 GMT

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