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Bug 2152 - doctype not recognised on ColdFusion page
Summary: doctype not recognised on ColdFusion page
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Types Registry (show other bugs)
Version: HEAD
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Terje Bless
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Depends on:
Reported: 2005-09-13 14:50 UTC by Maria Drozdowska
Modified: 2005-10-18 07:14 UTC (History)
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Description Maria Drozdowska 2005-09-13 14:50:18 UTC
I've been validating pages with extension .cfm over the last few weeks with no 
problems until this afternoon (September 15th 2005). Now when I try to validate 
a .cfm page, the doctype and character encoding is not recognised.

To check that it was just because of ColdFusion, I created a plain page with 
the extension .cfm 

I then saved the same page with the extension .html 

The .html version produces a pass and the .cfm one fails. 
Looking at the extracts of code in the fail report, it seems as though it's 
picking up an error page from a w3 server. There's an IP address mentioned too: (a lookup shows this to be


Comment 1 Bj 2005-09-13 14:54:57 UTC is an error page,

A problem was encountered trying to access the system registry. Error number 
1450 occurred.

The error occurred while processing an element with a general identifier of 
(CFAPPLICATION), occupying document position (2:1) to (6:54) in the template 
file D:\wwwroot\Application.cfm.
Comment 2 Olivier Thereaux 2005-10-18 07:14:10 UTC
Cannot reproduce. I suspect it was a configuration issue on the side of the coldfusion server.