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Re: [VE][html5] internal error from xmlns=""

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:50:39 +0300
Message-ID: <4E8C98EF.2040602@cs.tut.fi>
To: Phil Blackburn <phil.blackburn@arabis.co.uk>
CC: omkar.chandrasekhar@wipro.com, www-validator@w3.org
5.10.2011 14:41, Phil Blackburn wrote:

> I've uploaded the test document to:
> http://www.arabis.co.uk/temp/breakingW3cValidator.html
> This *will* work as expected when using the "Validate by URI" - that is, we
> get the correct error message: "Bad value for the attribute xmlns".
> But take the source of the document and paste it into the "Validate by
> Direct Input" and it fails with: "Oops. That was not supposed to happen. A
> bug manifested itself in the application internals. Unable to continue.
> Sorry. The admin was notified"

I tested with the contents of your test document served as 
application/xhtml+xml:
http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/test/xmlns.xhtml
Using Validate by URI, it triggers the bug.

This seems to confirm my hypothesis that the problem is specifically in 
the HTML5 mode of the validator when parsing the document in XHTML 
serialization.

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Yucca, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Wednesday, 5 October 2011 17:51:09 GMT

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