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Re: Error Message Feedback - missing title tag reported as mal-formed XML

From: Ⓙⓐⓚⓔ Wolpert <jake@queernet.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 23:42:26 -0700
Message-Id: <E9733FE1-9E9C-4F43-8761-687017EF2AFF@queernet.org>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
To: <mike@9media.com>
bad error, but title is required in  xhtml.

On Sep 28, 2006, at 10:20 PM, Mike Gradek wrote:

> Validating
>
>
>
> When validating the following document, an error is reported about  
> lack of XML well-formedness
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> ·  Error Line 5 column 6: end tag for "head" which is not finished.
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> </head>
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>
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> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http:// 
> www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
>
> <html>
>
> <head>
>
> <style type="text/css" media="all">@import "./ 
> browserspecific.css";</style>
>
> </head>
>
> <body>
>
> <h1>Css selectors for specific browsers</h1>
>
> <div id="doctype">Current doc type<cite>&lt;!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC  
> "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/ 
> xhtml1-strict.dtd"&gt;</cite></div>
>
> <div class="Firefox">You are using <strong>Firefox or Opera</ 
> strong></div>
>
> <div class="ie6">You are using <strong>IE6</strong> <pre>Browser- 
> specific selector prefix: <em>* html</em></pre></div>
>
> <div class="ie7">You are using <strong>IE7</strong> <pre>Browser- 
> specific selector prefix: <em>*:first-child+html</em></pre><a  
> href="http://nanobox.chipx86.com/blog/2006/04/easy-css-hacks-for- 
> ie7.php">Consult source</a></div>
>
> </body>
>
> </html>
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> Adding a title tag, as below, makes the error go away.
>
>
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> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http:// 
> www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
>
> <html>
>
> <head>
>
> <title>Strict Page</title>
>
> <style type="text/css" media="all">@import "./ 
> browserspecific.css";</style>
>
> </head>
>
> <body>
>
> <h1>Css selectors for specific browsers</h1>
>
> <div id="doctype">Current doc type<cite>&lt;!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC  
> "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/ 
> xhtml1-strict.dtd"&gt;</cite></div>
>
> <div class="Firefox">You are using <strong>Firefox or Opera</ 
> strong></div>
>
> <div class="ie6">You are using <strong>IE6</strong> <pre>Browser- 
> specific selector prefix: <em>* html</em></pre></div>
>
> <div class="ie7">You are using <strong>IE7</strong> <pre>Browser- 
> specific selector prefix: <em>*:first-child+html</em></pre><a  
> href="http://nanobox.chipx86.com/blog/2006/04/easy-css-hacks-for- 
> ie7.php">Consult source</a></div>
>
> </body>
>
> </html>
>
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>
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> I believe the error message should be updated to better represent  
> the issue.
>
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Mike
>
>
>
>

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