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Re: The validator gives the warning "Line 2633, Column 0: duplicate definition of attribute "xml:space" " when there are only 100 lines

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 11:02:01 -0400
Message-Id: <BC0534C7-88BE-4502-8A0B-A2157C202EE5@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: Blackhawk5193 <blackhawk5193@gmail.com>

Hello,

On Apr 24, 2007, at 09:04 , Blackhawk5193 wrote:

> http://validator-test.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F% 
> 2Fblackhawk5193.redirectme.net%3A8080% 
> 2F&charset=&doctype=&ss=1&group=0&verbose=1
>
> See the warning there? Well I supposedly have a duplicate of  
> something I don't have at all on a line many times beyond what I  
> have. Therefore I believe this to be a bug.

Indeed, this is a double bug. There is a little problem in the DTD  
for XHTML+MathML+SVG [1], and the beta test validator, with its new  
architecture, doesn't have (at this point) a way to filter out errors  
in the DTDs, which therefore appear like errors in the document. Some  
have asked in the past to *show* the errors in the DTDs [2] but  
obviously these should not be reported as if they were errors in the  
document.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html-editor/2007AprJun/ 
0010.html
[2] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=301

I hope we can find a solution to either or both issues before  
releasing the new validator.

Thank you very much.
-- 
olivier Thereaux - W3C - http://www.w3.org/People/olivier/
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Received on Friday, 27 April 2007 15:02:04 GMT

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