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Re: Validator says non-well-formed document is well-formed

From: Karl Ove Hufthammer <huftis@bigfoot.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 18:00:26 -0400
To: www-validator@w3.org
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2001-09-05 20:40:06, Karl Ove Hufthammer <huftis@bigfoot.com>:

> According to the W3C Validator, the following piece of XHTML
> is well-formed (and valid):

The validator also accepts white space before the XML declaration, 
which is (as far as I can see from the XML specification, 2nd ed.) 
not correct.

(MSXML 4 does this too, but Ælfred does not. I haven't tested 
Expat or any other XML parser.)

Karl Ove Hufthammer
Received on Wednesday, 5 September 2001 18:00:26 UTC

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