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Re: Entity Not Allowed in Processing Instruction (was: Re: html validator)

From: Kevin Doede <kevindoede@msn.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 09:46:07 -0800
Message-ID: <BAY3-F89B84DA6E3FAB865C2CDBD57C0@phx.gbl>
To: lachlan.hunt@iinet.net.au
Cc: www-validator@w3.org


>From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@iinet.net.au>
>To: Kevin Doede <kevindoede@msn.com>
>CC: www-validator@w3.org
>Subject: Re: Entity Not Allowed in Processing Instruction (was: Re: html 
>Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2005 22:29:01 +1100
>Without a URL (preferred), or at least a sample of the offending code, it 
>is very difficult to diagnose errors.
>Kevin Doede wrote:
>>Please explain: </html> error says entity not allowed in processing 
>>instruction.  I thought I was closing my web page.
>I'm guessing that may mean that a processing instruction at the top of the 
>page, most likely the <?xml?> declaration, is not closed properly. If that 
>is the case, you're better off removing the xml declaration because it 
>triggers quirks mode in IE, so long as the rest of the document complies 
>with Appendix C of the XHTML spec.  Well, that is assuming you are serving 
>it as text/html; in which case, you'd be better off using HTML 4.01 anyway.
>>2nd error on same word </html> no doc element.
>Fixing the first error may also fix the second; but, without seeing the 
>document, it is difficult to say for sure.
>Lachlan Hunt
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