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Re: No error for missing namespace attribute

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2007 09:12:53 +0000
To: "Grant, Melinda" <melinda.grant@hp.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070103091252.GK29387@us-lot.org>

On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 05:54:53PM -0600, Grant, Melinda wrote:
>    The document at [1]http://www.savagecreek.net/CSS/t1.htm passes
>    validation although it is missing the mandatory html namespace
>    attribute.

>    A validator defect?

No. The prose of the specification requires such an attribute, the DTD
doesn't.

I don't know if this is a defect in the DTD, or if xmlns is special in
some way and shouldn't be in it.

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David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
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