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Re: old version of validator.nu? (was: incorrect language tag error for "sgs")

From: Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 19:11:26 +0900
To: Felix Sasaki <felix.sasaki@fh-potsdam.de>, jeroen <jeroen@kruisit.nl>
Cc: www-validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20101118101125.GA83360@sideshowbarker>
Greetings,

I've updated the HTML validation backend on validator.w3.org to the latest
upstream source from the validator.nu source repo.

That should correct this problem. Please give it a try and, if it's not
working, let me know.

  --Mike

Felix Sasaki <felix.sasaki@fh-potsdam.de>, 2010-11-17 08:33 +0100:

> Hello Jeroen,
> 
> I think this is a version issue. The current version of
> validator.nuvalidates language tags against RFC 5646
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5646
> that is, the current RFC for language tags. The previous version validated
> against RFC 4646
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4646
> the predecessor of RFC 5646.
> 
> Felix
> 
> 2010/11/17 Jeroen Kruis <jeroen@kruisit.nl>
> 
> > Hello all,
> >
> > When validating http://www.wikipedia.org/ (
> > http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wikipedia.org%2F ) I
> > get an incorrect error saying
> >
> > "Bad value sgs for attribute lang on element a: Bad ISO language part in
> > language tag."
> >
> > The document is html5, but the problem is not reproducable on
> > http://validator.nu/?doc=http://www.wikipedia.org/
> >
> > Ville Skytt¸«£ says that "validator.w3.org uses a local installation of
> > validator.nu" and "Offhand I'd guess that the copy of validator.nu
> > software version used by validator.w3.org might not be the latest one"
> >
> > The validator.nu bugtracker contains the following related issue, which
> > was marked as fixed on 2009-11-25:
> > http://bugzilla.validator.nu/show_bug.cgi?id=640
> >
> > If older validator.nu software is indeed the cause of this, please
> > consider updating.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jeroen
> >
> >
> >

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Michael(tm) Smith
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