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Re: help with dtds

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 14:52:52 +0100 (BST)
To: Brenda <brenda@wallace.net.nz>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0407121442590.20952@hugin.webthing.com>

On Mon, 12 Jul 2004, Brenda wrote:

> the dtd is
> http://www.openwave.com/DTD/xhtml-mobile10.dtd

That's a modular DTD.  Giving you full details is not really within the
scope of the validator, though a lower-level parser could help expand it
for you.  Amongst online tools, code valet[1] will give you the most
information ( http://valet.webthing.com/code/ ; see also the examples
at css.nu )

> inside this dtd i can find <input> defined as follows:

No, that doesn't define the ELEMENT <input>.  A quick glance at the
DTD suggests you have to include the forms module yourself to do that.
Does your validator report not complain that there's no such element
as <input> too?

Nick Kew
Received on Monday, 12 July 2004 09:53:24 UTC

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