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Re: Installing W3C markup validator - stuck on step 5

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Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:30:14 +0530
Cc: Mikkel Sandberg <mikkel.h.sandberg@gmail.com>, "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>, www-validator@w3.org
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You can setup in Apache under Windows 
See this link http://validator.w3.org/docs/install_win.html <http://validator.w3.org/docs/install_win.html>


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> On 30-Mar-2015, at 23:49, Eric Richards <dubdubdub.net.nz@gmail.com> wrote:
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> sorry replying from cell phone. is there a windows install for a
> validator and what is the URL From ERIC
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> On 3/31/15, Mikkel Sandberg <mikkel.h.sandberg@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ok, thanks!
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>> On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 2:02 AM Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:
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>>> Mikkel Sandberg <mikkel.h.sandberg@gmail.com>, 2015-03-26 23:42 +0000:
>>>> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/CAEDZavgWZBnOwVEO5hX0Yt2KddC4D
>>> XkhcrJqngFDYmDOGXo8Cw@mail.gmail.com>
>>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'm trying to set up the validator on my computer at work (it's a Mac)
>>> and
>>>> I get an error when I do the last part of step 4 (testing the validator
>>>> script).
>>>> This is the html that it outputs:
>>>> 
>>>> <h1>Software error:</h1>
>>>> 
>>>> <pre>Can't locate SGML/Parser/OpenSP.pm in @INC (@INC contains:
>>>> /Library/Perl/5.16/darwin-thread-multi-2level /Library/Perl/5.16
>>>> /Network/Library/Perl/5.16/darwin-thread-multi-2level
>>>> /Network/Library/Perl/5.16
>>>> /Library/Perl/Updates/5.16.2/darwin-thread-multi-2level
>>>> /Library/Perl/Updates/5.16.2
>>>> /System/Library/Perl/5.16/darwin-thread-multi-2level
>>>> /System/Library/Perl/5.16
>>>> /System/Library/Perl/Extras/5.16/darwin-thread-multi-2level
>>>> /System/Library/Perl/Extras/5.16) at ./check line 64.
>>>> 
>>>> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at ./check line 64.
>>> ...
>>>> It seems at first glance that the problem is that part of the DTD
>>>> library
>>>> didn't install correctly, and I'm not really sure how to troubleshoot
>>> this.
>>> 
>>> I recommend cutting your losses and just giving up. The code
>>> (Perl+SGML+DTDs) for the legacy validator service is no longer actively
>>> maintained and there is now almost now value in running an instance of
>>> that
>>> old service anyway.
>>> 
>>> The code for the current HTML checker is actively maintained and
>>> documented:
>>> 
>>>  http://validator.github.io/validator/
>>> 
>>> And it’s also much easier to install: It’s just distributed as a single
>>> jar
>>> file that you can run either directly from the command line or, if you
>>> prefer, as a Web service:
>>> 
>>>  http://validator.github.io/validator/#web-based-checking
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Michael[tm] Smith https://people.w3.org/mike
>>> 
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