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Re: w3.org Validity (was: Beta: Fatal Error: No DOCTYPE specified!)

From: Philip TAYLOR [PC336/H-XP] <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 13:49:30 +0100
Message-ID: <3DB93DDA.5AD621CA@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
CC: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>, www-validator@w3.org



"Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux" wrote:

[snip]

> BTW, any non valid pages (be it DTD-valid or MIME-type valid [e.g.
> appendix C of xhtml1] is considered to be a bug on our web site and
> should be reported to the Webmaster [2].
> 
> Dom
> 
> 1. http://www.w3.org/QA/2002/09/Step-by-step
> 2. http://www.w3.org/Help/Webmaster

I'm afraid the challenge was too hard to ignore;
I simply followed the first link cited ("Step-by-step")
and asked it to self-validate : the response was
as follows 

Philip Taylor, RHBNC

--------

Below are the results of checking this document for XML well-formedness and validity. 

     Line 61, column 29: 

       <h2 id="abstract">Abstract</a></h2>
                                    ^

     Error: end tag for element "a" which is not open; try removing the end tag or check for improper nesting of elements 

     Line 70, column 25: 

       <h2 id="status">Status</a></h2>
                                ^

     Error: end tag for element "a" which is not open; try removing the end tag or check for improper nesting of elements 

     Line 89, column 3: 

       </p>
          ^

     Error: end tag for element "p" which is not open; try removing the end tag or check for improper nesting of elements 

     Line 93, column 56: 

       cost-effective development, ease of maintenance, etc.</p>
                                                               ^

     Error: end tag for element "p" which is not open; try removing the end tag or check for improper nesting of elements 

     Line 254, column 31: 

       ... day, or month (see the <a href=http://www.w3.org/QA/Tools/Lo ...
                                      ^

     Error: attribute values must be quoted in XML 

     Line 254, column 35: 

       ... y, or month (see the <a href=http://www.w3.org/QA/Tools/LogV ...
                                              ^

     Error: net-enabling start-tag not immediately followed by null end-tag 

     Line 255, column 3: 

       </a> to do this), and start again with other documents...</p>
          ^

     Error: end tag for element "a" which is not open; try removing the end tag or check for improper nesting of elements 



Sorry, this document does not validate as XHTML 1.0 Strict.
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