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RE: validator does NOT validate XHTML 1.0

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 23:24:24 +0100 (BST)
To: "Houghton,Andrew" <houghtoa@oclc.org>
Cc: "'Bjoern Hoehrmann'" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "'www-validator@w3.org'" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0307312321410.1808-100000@hugin.webthing.com>

On Thu, 31 Jul 2003, Houghton,Andrew wrote:

> Thus, the DCMI Web pages essentially use the "nil" namespace rather than
> the default xmlns= namespace.

Nope.  The xmlns attribute is declared #FIXED in the DTD, so it's there
in any XHTML document using an XHTML 1.0 DTD even if you can't see it.

Run it through a normalising validator (Page Valet's visual option)
or check the ESIS from nsgmls.

Nick Kew
Received on Thursday, 31 July 2003 18:24:27 UTC

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