W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-validator@w3.org > June 2010

Re: after installing personal validator, cannot validate xhtml

From: john gale <john@smadness.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 16:21:30 -0700
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <85047C2F-26B0-466B-A749-996D2838660C@smadness.com>
To: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>

On Jun 18, 2010, at 1:42 PM, Ville Skyttä wrote:

> The weird line numbers suggest to me that they might be actually reports 
> originating from errors accessing/parsing the DTDs, not the documents [0].  
> Perhaps your validator sgml-lib isn't set up properly, or its catalog doesn't 
> work for some reason and you receive an error when validator tries to access 
> external entities online (you should be able to check if it does that using a 
> network analyzer, for example Wireshark).
> [0] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9933

Thanks for the pointer...  I'm still reading up more about this but I don't see any XHTML DTDs in my SGML lib folder.

This is a Mac OS X box with OpenSP 1.5.2 installed.  I flippantly tried downloading some XHTML DTDs at http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/xhtml1.tgz and copying the DTDs themselves into the OpenSP-1.5.2, but that didn't work on first try.  I'll give it another shot over the weekend, but maybe this is indeed part of the problem...

thanks again,

	~ john

% cd /usr/share/sgml/OpenSP-1.5.2

% find .
Received on Friday, 18 June 2010 23:22:03 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 7 January 2015 15:31:04 UTC