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Microsoft Word from Office 2000 `HTML' fails to validate

From: John Murdie <john@cs.york.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 16:59:04 +0100 (BST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
cc: John Murdie <john@cs.york.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <E17AYW6-0004kY-00@minster.cs.york.ac.uk>
Surely this is a FAQ, but I've just found that the `HTML' output of
Microsoft Word doesn't validate with either the W3C or WDG validators:

<html xmlns:o="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"

<meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">
<meta name=ProgId content=Word.Document>
<meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Word 9">
<meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 9">

I've searched the archive for `microsoft word' and `microsoft html'
without finding any article which addresses this matter directly.

John A. Murdie
Experimental Officer (Software)
Department of Computer Science
University of York
Received on Wednesday, 22 May 2002 12:05:06 UTC

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