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Re: error :line 1, column 2: XML parsing error: <unknown>:1:2: xml ......

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 10:49:36 +0900
Message-Id: <E410EF68-4E7D-4689-B3D5-40957E74462F@w3.org>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
To: "virginio.sparavigna" <virginio.sparavigna@virgilio.it>

Dear Virginio,

On 30 Mar 2006, at 18:57, virginio.sparavigna wrote:

>  <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1" ?> I have validated for  
> months my simple rss page without any problem, but since 3 days a  
> get always the followingmessage:line 1, column 2: XML parsing  
> error: <unknown>:1:2: xml .I have tested with you w3 validator   
> other rss document on the web,and I have discovered that almost all  
> the rss documents on the webhave got the same problem  and the same  
> answer:

Could you please confirm that:
- you are talking about the W3C feed validation service, at http:// 
(W3C is maintaining a large number of validation service, so "your w3  
validator" needs to be disambiguated)

- the error you are experiencing only appears with http:// 
validator.w3.org/feed/ and not when using e.g http:// 
feedvalidator.org/ . Most of W3C's validation services are running  
software developed around W3C, but in the case of the feed validation  
service, we are basically providing a free instance of the  
feedvalidator software, developed at sourceforge.

If the error you experience also happens with the service at  
feedvalidator.org, then I suggest directing your query to the mailing- 
list feedvalidator-users@lists.sourceforge.net, as this is the  
mailing-list where support and discussion for the feedvalidator  
actually takes place.

Also, it would be useful if you could give, in your report (either to  
this list or the feedvalidator-users list...) the address of the feed  
you are trying to validate, as it would help us reproduce the  
problem, and trace it back to a potential bug or issue.

Thank you
olivier Thereaux - W3C - http://www.w3.org/People/olivier/
W3C Open Source Software: http://www.w3.org/Status
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