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Re: New "end of document in prolog" error

From: Rich Pasco <rich@pasco.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2017 11:38:47 -0400
To: www-validator@w3.org
Cc: Jens Oliver Meiert <jens@meiert.com>, Philip Taylor <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>
Message-ID: <1e7fcc06-c20e-17dc-b794-f572dfd6448a@pasco.org>
I am pleased to report that this bug has been fixed.  See
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=30177

Pages which suddenly began giving this error (with no changes) just
as suddenly began validating correctly few days after I posted this.

The reason I didn't give a single URL to test is that it applied to
ALL pages.

     - Rich

On 2017-09-05 1:10 AM, Rich Pasco wrote:

> Starting today, all my pages which used to validate correctly are now
> giving this error message:
> 
> Error Line 1, Column 1: end of document in prolog
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
> This error may appear when the validator receives an empty document.
> Please make sure that the document you are uploading is not empty, and
> report any discrepancy.
> 
> The pages haven't changed, so the validator must have.
> 
> A browser still displays the pages correctly, so I am certain they are
> not empty.
> 
>      - Rich
> 
> 
> 
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