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Beta: XML caveats disappeared

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 14:09:00 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <3dd28fdb.75033602@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>


  http://www.bjoernsworld.de/temp/chars-before-xmldecl.html is 


  <?xml version='1.0' encoding='iso-8859-1'?>
  <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
  <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

That's an invalid XHTML 1.0 Strict document (note the CRLF preceding the
XML declaration). Now the HTML Validator


says it's valid. That's bad. The Site Valet XML Validator finds the


In the good old days the validator confessed it's limited XML support by
pointing at http://www.jclark.com/sp/xml.htm IIRC. Since the XML support
is obviously not any better than before, the not should be reassembled.

Received on Wednesday, 23 October 2002 08:08:25 UTC

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