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Re: says it's valid, but it isn't even well-formed

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2002 18:30:39 +0000 (GMT)
To: Tobias Reif <tobiasreif@pinkjuice.com>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0212091825070.1161-100000@jarl.webthing.com>

On Mon, 9 Dec 2002, Tobias Reif wrote:

> this test case
>    http://www.pinkjuice.com/temp/w3_validator/adjattrs.xhtml

> I would prefer if the W3C validator interface would offer a choice of 
> various up-to-date validators, eg libxml's xmllint etc.

The existing service is based on OpenSP, which has known limitations
in its XML support.

A native XML validator based on Xerces is in the pipeline.
Running it on your testpage generates a summary "not well-formed XML"
and a single error where you'd expect it.

Nick Kew
Received on Monday, 9 December 2002 13:30:46 UTC

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