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Re: validating w3c outputs differ

From: Adrian <adrian@just-contact.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2008 12:59:04 +0000
To: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1228309144.5980.57.camel@adrian-laptop>

Is &uarr; an html character that I am not aware of? I had also found
style references that the validator could not validate. I appreciate
that this is trying to validate validation. It shows that suggests that
the output is invalid and should the html validator not have found this
&uarr; anomaly?

-----Original Message-----
From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
To: adrian@just-contact.me.uk
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Subject: Re: validating w3c outputs differ
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2008 12:44:37 +0000

Adrian wrote:
> Checking the feed validation of http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?profile=css21&warning=0&uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F
> http://validator.w3.org/feed/check.cgi?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjigsaw.w3.org%2Fcss-validator%2Fvalidator%3Fprofile%3Dcss21%26warning%3D0%26uri%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.w3.org%252F
> shows errors
> line 72, column 45: Undefined named entity: uarr (4 occurrences) [help]
>
>                <p class="backtop"><a href="#banner">&uarr; Top</a></p>
>   
To quote the results: "It looks like this is a web page, not a feed. I 
looked for a feed associated with this page, but couldn't find one. 
Please enter the address of your feed to validate."

It then attempts to validate the document as a feed, and 
(unsurprisingly) fails to do so.
Received on Wednesday, 3 December 2008 13:01:09 GMT

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