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Can't find doctype when validating HTML 4.01 strict DTD

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 09:17:21 +0100 (BST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Cc: Anne Müller <amueller@viosys.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0606200903090.8780@localhost.localdomain>
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If you copy the HTML 4.01 Strict DTD from the spec into the 
validator form and try to validate it, you get a warning that no 
doctype was found followed by lots of resulting errors. This looks 
like a configuration problem.

On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, [iso-8859-1] Anne Müller wrote:

> Dear Mr. Raggett,
>
>
>
> I have a question about the HTML 4.01 Specification. I tried to validate the
> dtds (http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd,
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd,
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/frameset.dtd). Errors appeared in all documents.
> Is it possible that most of the comments are not correct opened? (<!--)
>
> The dtds for XHTML1. 0 and XHTML1.1 validated correct.
>
>
> Best Regards
>
> Anne Müller
> VIOSYS AG

  Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>  W3C lead for multimodal interaction
  http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett +44 1225 866240 (or 867351)

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