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Re: Error Message Feedback: Unknown Parse Mode!

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 13:53:10 +0100
To: Vuffi Raa <vuffi-raa@starwarsmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050819125310.GB16651@us-lot.org>

On Thu, Aug 18, 2005 at 08:08:40PM +0200, Vuffi Raa wrote:

> "This Page Is Valid -//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Strict//EN!"

> "Unknown Parse Mode!

> So I hope it doesn't require to much effort to explain to me what I have 
> to do about that.

As far as I know, the validator determines which mode to use for
text/html based on an internal database (since there is no other
way). You just have to use a Doctype that it recognises rather then
using one it doesn't in combination with a URL.


... is the correct Doctype for HTML 4.01 Strict documents. Note that
it doesn't include the word "Strict" in the public identifier.

(Responses to the list please, not directly to me).

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Friday, 19 August 2005 12:53:16 UTC

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