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Language Autodetection

From: Sean B. Palmer <sean@mysterylights.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 20:54:15 -0000
Message-ID: <001001c3f72a$905b5e60$b3540150@sbp>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>

"[W]e successfully performed a formal validation using an SGML or XML
Parser (depending on the markup language used)" - same message in :80
and :8001. Surely the doctype declaration should be a good indicator
of whether the SGML or XML parser is being used? Ironic especially
since the <img> copy-'n'-paste code is munged to fit the language
being validated. The language is slightly shoddy, too: isn't an SGML
parser also an XML parser since the latter's meant to subset the

And /check/referer still doesn't pass its flippin' self? What more
reason do you need to upgrade to the beta?! Do it yesterday already!

Sean B. Palmer, <http://purl.org/net/sbp/>
"phenomicity by the bucketful" - http://miscoranda.com/
Received on Thursday, 19 February 2004 15:54:29 UTC

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