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Re: Small validator bug

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 08:22:32 +0000 (GMT)
To: General <junkbucket@tiscali.co.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0412090817580.5274@hugin.webthing.com>

On Wed, 8 Dec 2004, General wrote:

> this url validates as XHTML 1.0 Strict :-
>
> http://www.threeplums.co.uk/site/menus/menu-sb.html

That's OpenSP accepting the SGML rules (whitespace not required in
attlist where XML does require it).  It's a known issue.

> Line 358
>
> Column 61
>
> Element type "td" must be followed by either attribute specifications, ">" or "/>".

You can see this with Page Valet.  Validate it with OpenSP and it'll pass.
Use Xerces and it'll report
    "fatal: Line 358, char 61, Expected whitespace."


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Nick Kew
Received on Thursday, 9 December 2004 08:23:05 GMT

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