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Re: Beta: Doctype override and valid documents

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 13:52:23 +0200
To: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3de81feb.242985574@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Terje Bless wrote:
>Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
>>The "would validate" note is very well hidden after the super obtrusive
>>"Tip of the day" and the "doctype override" note. The result is the most
>>important information on the page, but you have hard times to find it at
>Any suggestions for how we could improve this?

Put it at the top, <strong>, margin-left, ...

>>Second, yes, the page would validate es XHTML 1.0 Strict, but who cares
>>about that? It has a XHTML 1.0 Transitional document type declaration
>>and I selected "override" to XHTML 1.0 Transitional, so what?

Seems like you missed this one, it says "Strict" while it must say

>>Last but
>>not least, I don't need to update the page, it validates. If selected
>>document type and the document type given in the document match, the
>>validator should not shout at me.

>Hmmm. It complains because the option is labelled as "Doctype Override" not
>"Selected Doctype". Perhaps we should check for this case and supress the

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