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Re: Hmm, your document is not valid. But darnit, I aint going to tell you why <g>

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2004 08:01:18 +0900
Message-Id: <25E9A540-8755-11D8-8C89-000393A63FC8@w3.org>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
To: "Barry Dorrans" <barryd@idunno.org>
Barry,

On Apr 6, 2004, at 07:32, Barry Dorrans wrote:
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://idunno.org/new.html
>
> fails, but doesn't tell me why. So is my XHTML so bad the validator 
> barfs
> completly?

Ouch. Try with an uppercase DOCTYPE.

The validator isn't being too clever... In the development version, 
instead of saying "not valid" it says "not valid HTML 4.01", which may 
give you a hint of what's wrong... But it should really try and be more 
helpful...

HTH,
-- 
olivier

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