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Re: Error Message Feedback

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 14:46:52 +0100
Message-ID: <432EC14C.8050005@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Seraphim <seraphim2@earthlink.net>
CC: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>

Passing over Mr Goodwin's kind offer for the time being,
the very page he cited illstrates a second typo in the
validator :

	# Error  Line 1 column 53: invalid comment declaration: found character "/" outside comment but inside comment declaration.

<!--Reference: Conforming XHTML 1.0 Strict Template--/>

Check that you are using a proper syntax for you comments
                                              ^^^ -> your

Seraphim wrote:

> Validating 
> [ it might be trivial, or not. spelling. "Unfortunately, sometimes thia ..."
> WARNING: Some HTML editors will insert a DOCTYPE declaration for you. Unfortunately, sometimes thia DOCTYPE does not correspond to the generated HTML, which can sometimes confuse The Validator. If your editor adds a DOCTYPE to your page, you may need to correct it as described above before running your documents through The Validator. 
> WebMaster:
> I love your purpose and design at W3C and would like to be involved. Although I am a novice at this stuff, actually a beginner novice. however, through W3C and the likes of JFELDMAN(and others) I managed to produce a web site 
> http://www.oca-houston.org 
> I'm sure it is a far cry from valid|compliant|others(that i am not even aware of). Every thing I've learned so far has taken 3 months to achieve. I sit here at my computer all day(I am retired) and hack(if that is the correct jargon) . I believe this new occupation of mine could serve the industry if I knew more, maybe an involvement with your organization would teach me the correct way so I don't learn the wrong way. My intentions are pure. 
> Please, offer advise|let me be involved. 
> Sincerely Yours, Charles Goodwin, Houston Texas
> Add your message/question here.
>   Follow the instructions at
> http://validator.w3.org/feedback.html#errormsg ]
Received on Monday, 19 September 2005 13:51:19 UTC

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