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Re: Validator not well today ?

From: Thomas Gambet <tgambet@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2012 15:41:00 -0500
Message-ID: <4F5281DC.7070705@w3.org>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
CC: www-validator@w3.org
validator.nu is used as a backend for HTML5 validation. There is indeed 
something wrong in the format of the error data passed to the markup 
validator, or it might be due to the number of errors on that page 
(1000+). Either way this is a bug. It'd be helpful that you open a 
ticket for it: 

In the meantime you can use validator.nu directly:


Thank you,

Le 3/3/2012 7:32 AM, Jukka K. Korpela a écrit :
> 2012-03-03 11:55, Philip TAYLOR wrote:
>> For
>> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/recent.php
>> --------
>> Error External Checker not available
>> Checking the Document Type of this document requires the help of an
>> external tool which was either not enabled in this validator, or is
>> currently unavailable. Check in the validator's system configuration
>> that HTML5 Validator is enabled and functional.
> Looks odd, as if the validator encountered an error in reading its own
> error message data, or something.
> The validator generally seems to work, even for <!doctype html>. I don't
> see anything particular (validator-wise) in the document, but it
> triggers some bug (even when submitted via Direct Input, so it's not
> about HTTP headers).
> I suppose the bug could be isolated using divide and conquer on the
> document (submitting it piecewise until one can find the piece that
> triggers the bug), but hopefully there is some faster way.
> Yucca
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