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Re: [FeedValidator] False Warning - Undefined item element: geo:alt

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 11:11:01 -0400
Message-ID: <45FEA805.4040700@intertwingly.net>
To: Users of the FeedValidator <feedvalidator-users@lists.sourceforge.net>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

Franklin Tse wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Feed Validator and the W3C Feed Validation Service are issuing warning to the RSS feeds produced by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
> 
> Here is the example feed: http://www.prh.noaa.gov/ptwc/feeds/ptwc_rss_pacific.xml
> 
> Validation result from Feed Validator: http://www.feedvalidator.org/check.cgi?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.prh.noaa.gov%2Fptwc%2Ffeeds%2Fptwc_rss_pacific.xml
> 
> Validation result from the W3C Feed Validation Service: http://validator.w3.org/feed/check.cgi?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.prh.noaa.gov%2Fptwc%2Ffeeds%2Fptwc_rss_pacific.xml
> 
> The following warning is returned:
> 
> line 27, column 9: Undefined item element: geo:alt (13 occurrences)
> 
> However, the namespace "http://www.w3.org/2003/01/geo/wgs84_pos#" can have four elements - Point, lat, long and alt - according to the W3C Semantic Web Interest Group: Basic Geo (WGS84 lat/long) Vocabulary page (http://www.w3.org/2003/01/geo/#vocabulary).
> 
> So, I think that the warning issued by Feed Validator is false and should be cancelled.

Fixed and deployed on feedvalidator.org.  Presumably this will be picked 
up the next time that validator.w3.org is updated.

Thanks!

- Sam Ruby
Received on Monday, 19 March 2007 15:11:22 GMT

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