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Re: frameset and frame borders

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2004 22:34:18 +0200
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
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Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi> wrote:

>It seems that the W3C product isn't really a validator any more - when I
>ask it to validate my (valid) SGML document using the DOCTYPE above, it
>reports This page is not Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional! and then lists
>"the results of attempting to parse this document with an SGML parser",
>something that isn't true at all - it has processed it as if I had
>actually used the W3C HTML 4.01 Transitional DTD.
>It seems that http://validator.w3.org cannot process any "custom DTDs"
>(i.e., DTDs other than the fixed set of specific DTDs it has been
>programmed to know) any more.

Thank you for reporting this issue. In order to expedite our work to identify
the details of this matter, would it be possible for you to provide us with
further details of the actions you performed and perhaps a sample of the data
which the Validator failed to process to your expectations?

Thank you in advance for your assistance in this matter.

- -- 
Terje, you are a sick and twisted individual, and I
think I speak for all of us when I say, "Thank you!"

               -- John Gruber <gruber@barebones.com>

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