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From: Michael Adams <linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>
Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2010 15:50:47 +1200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <201006061550.48584.linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>
On Sunday 06 June 2010 12:28, Michael Adams wrote:
> On Saturday 05 June 2010 05:23, James Tiebout wrote:
> > God morning
> >
> > I have been working on a website this morning using the markup
> > validation service by upload from my computer. There seems to be some
> > kind of issue, as pages that were marked as valid strict html come
> > back with the following error messages. Then I get them to revalidate
> > by restarting firefox and work on new pages and then the same thing
> > happens with old and new pages not validating. It is checking my page
> > as  uft-f , 4.01 Transitional  through the detect automatically
> > settings and I am using strict html as follows:
> >
> > <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
> > "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd ">
> > <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
>
> This error is likely if you have an empty line of text above your XHTML.
> The only thing that should appear before the doctype is the optional xml
> prologue. It would be much easier to affirm the error if you gave a link to
> the webpage - or a minimal test showing the error.
>

Apologies - wrong standard quoted... seems the prologue is also called a XML 
Declaration in the XHTML standard. Here:
http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/REC-xhtml1-20020801/#docconf

And now i cannot find any reference to "whitespace before DTD".
Received on Sunday, 6 June 2010 04:07:24 GMT

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