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Re: [VE][163] Error Message Feedback

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 01:06:54 +0300 (EEST)
To: Arno <marinus@raketnet.nl>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.58.0409280103170.14119@korppi.cs.tut.fi>

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Arno wrote:

> Line 3, column 48: invalid formal public identifier "-//w3c//dtd xhtml 1.0
> transitional//en": invalid public text class
>
> public "-//w3c//dtd xhtml 1.0 transitional//en"

The thing in quotation marks there is called a formal public identifier
(FPI), and by SGML and XML rules it is case-sensitive. Since the FPI has
been defined using the spelling
"-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
you need to use exactly this spelling in your <!DOCTYPE> declaration.

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Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Monday, 27 September 2004 22:07:28 GMT

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