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Re: [Bug 705] The Markup Validation Service detects HTML 4.01 Strict as HTML 4.01 Transitional.

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 11:02:32 +0200
To: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>, Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Cc: QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
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bugzilla@wiggum.w3.org wrote:

>Sort of fixed, but the "friendliness" ie. fallback from no doctype to
>HTML 4.01 Transitional seems to be gone, or at least is partially
>2Fvskytta%2Fbug705 -2.html

Yup, the whole thing was b0rked due to a braino on my part; I'd used "#" as a
comment marker inside an SGML Open Catalog (never ever do "cvs ci" mere hours
before release when you're terminally sleep-deprived).

If you look at <http://qa-dev.w3.org/wmvs/0.6.5/check?uri=http://koti.welho.
com/vskytta/bug705-2.html> and <http://qa-dev.w3.org/wmvs/0.6.6/check?
uri=http://koti.welho.com/vskytta/bug705-2.html> this ought to be fixed now.

Also, <http://qa-dev.w3.org/wmvs/0.6.5/check?uri=http://www.cs.tut.fi/
~jkorpela/test/frames.html> vs. <http://qa-dev.w3.org/wmvs/0.6.6/check?
uri=http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/test/frames.html> ought to indicate that
Jukka's problem is also fixed.

And finally, our favourite test case,
<http://qa-dev.w3.org/wmvs/0.6.5/check?uri=http://www.yahoo.com/> vs.
<http://qa-dev.w3.org/wmvs/0.6.6/check?uri=http://www.yahoo.com/> should give
something meaningfull.

Please double-check this to make sure I haven't missed anything again!

I've moved up the "validator-0_6_6-release" tag to include this fix; now we
just need to get someone to do "cd sgml-lib/ && cvs up sgml.soc" on v.w3.org
and we should be good.

Well, except there seems to be a problem with the stylesheets on v.w3.org.
Olivier: Did you do "cvs up -dP" or just "cvs up" when you updated? (and who
gave you permission to not be available on IRC 24/7 BTW? ;D)

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