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RE: My page doesn't validate

From: Michael Hallett <hallem@rpi.edu>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 00:38:53 -0400
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Cc: "'Liam Quinn'" <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Message-ID: <002301c21ccb$6050ebd0$0602a8c0@speedy>

That worked, thanks.

Now I am having another problem with the validator...  When I validate
the page I get the following errors:

Line 15, column 21: 
  <frameset rows="50,*">
                       ^Error: element "frameset" not allowed here;
check which elements this element may be contained within 

Line 29, column 6: 
        ^Error: missing a required sub-element of "html" 


I poked around the implementation DTD's for XHTML 1.1 and the Frames
Module and came to the conclusion that the redefinition of html.content
in the Frames Module wasn't being processed.  If it were then the page
should validate because according to the DTD's the frameset tag is
allowed to follow the head element.

Please let me know if I am incorrect here and if so how can I fix it.
If I am right, how and who do I notify about this?

Michael Hallett

"Life is not a punishment, not a task, but a gift. 
Your only obligation is to enjoy every minute of it."
-Louie Stermole 

-----Original Message-----
From: Liam Quinn [mailto:liam@htmlhelp.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 11:27 PM
To: Michael Hallett
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Subject: Re: My page doesn't validate

On Tue, 25 Jun 2002, Michael Hallett wrote:

> I have written an extension DTD for XHTML 1.1
> <http://hallem.mine.nu/DTDs/xhtml-target-frames.dtd> that includes the
> Frames and Target modules.  However no matter what I try I cannot get
> to validate.  I get the following error from the validate:
> Error: could not get "/DTDs/xhtml-target-frames.dtd" from
> "hallem.mine.nu" (reason given was "No acceptable objects were found")
> I searched the mailing lists for anything that could help me out and
> found the email below between Nick Kew and Tim van der Molen...  Which
> said that this is due to my server being misconfigured but didn't say
> how to fix it.  I am running IIS 5.1 and any help that anyone can give
> me would be much appreciated.  The link to the DTD is given above and
> the link of the page I am trying to validate is
> <http://hallem.mine.nu/xhtml/xhtml-frames.html>

You can configure your server to send /DTDs/xhtml-target-frames.dtd with
Content-Type of text/xml rather than application/octet-stream.

(Or, someone could update validator.w3.org with a more recent lq-nsgmls
that doesn't send an Accept header.)

Liam Quinn
Received on Wednesday, 26 June 2002 00:40:59 UTC

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