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Re: Regardless of the DOCTYPE I specify, always says "DOCTYPE Override in effect!"

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Thu, 09 May 2013 22:43:00 +0300
Message-ID: <518BFC44.9020309@cs.tut.fi>
To: www-validator@w3.org
2013-05-09 17:48, David Dorward wrote:

> On 8 May 2013, at 18:51, Brian Barnett wrote:
>
>> I can put any DOCTYPE declaration at the top of my page and I always
>> get the
>> warning:
>>
>> "DOCTYPE Override in effect!"
>>
>> Why would it do this?
>
> Because you told the validator to use a Doctype other than "(detect
> automatically)" in the validation options.

...and the validator does not check whether this means an actual 
override, i.e. whether the document type declaration or definition 
differs from the one declared in the document.

Yucca
Received on Thursday, 9 May 2013 19:43:29 UTC

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