RE: Using local Validator

'Fraid not - - just XP and IIS
and all appears to be working - just wondered how these external references
are handled / will behave when there is no external connection

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-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Anthony
Sent: 31 October 2007 17:43
To: Allan Smith
Subject: Re: Using local Validator

If you're on a *nix or mac system, you could just type: xmllint
validate ./path/to/file.html

On 10/31/07, Allan Smith <> wrote:
> Using local installation of validator.
> Currently the setup I have is connected to the internet
> But the reason behind this configuration is to provide an installation
> On a site at a small rural business. The owner of which has agreed to have
> university student placements in order to develop a web presence for his
> business. Because of its location, the business does not have broadband
> access. Hence the system will not have 'external' access other than
> occasional dial-up - hence the local validator.
> I have briefly tested with the 'plug out' with no problems experienced
> Other than some of the external links obviously not working - this is not
> issue.
> How does the local validator cope with the external references in such
> constructs as:-
> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
>         "">
> <html lang="en" xml:lang="en" xmlns="">
> Are these statements just checked for their presence or does the local
> validator try to access them?
> Allan Smith

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