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Re: Unknown Parse Mode! in form submission

From: Neerav Modi <neerav@sayni.net>
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2006 12:56:34 +0530
Message-ID: <8b70118d0609050026q1dd6df1bg564840d4aace1e98@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Cc: lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au

[I am not receiving replies to this group, cannot find a signup, and
unable to reply from the web archives, so I hope this works.  Though a
CC: in replies would be appreciated, I will continue to check the
archives for a couple more days.]

In response to "is the DTD valid", it is the official DTD for the
mobile phone profile, so I would like to think so, but that doesn't
make it so.  I have managed to validate other xhtml-mp pages which are
directly accessible through the web, which sends the MIME type.  That
would substanciate the fact that the DTD is correct.

 The document located at <http://somedomain.com/sompage.php>  was
checked and found to be valid -//WAPFORUM//DTD XHTML Mobile 1.0//EN.
This means that the resource in question identified itself as
"-//WAPFORUM//DTD XHTML Mobile 1.0//EN" and that we successfully
performed a formal validation using an SGML or XML Parser (depending
on the markup language used).

So the conclusion based on the replies in this thread:  the mime type
is required for xml documents, and thus only the direct URL validation
will work for xhtml-mp pages until the validator is upgraded to use
other information in the document to determine xml mode.  Is that

Received on Tuesday, 5 September 2006 07:54:44 UTC

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