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Bug 8270 - W3C Validator throwing incorrect error messages
Summary: W3C Validator throwing incorrect error messages
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: check (show other bugs)
Version: HEAD
Hardware: Macintosh Mac System 9.x
: P2 minor
Target Milestone: 0.8.6
Assignee: This bug has no owner yet - up for the taking
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-11-12 15:56 UTC by Shelley Powers
Modified: 2010-03-02 19:54 UTC (History)
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Description Shelley Powers 2009-11-12 15:56:04 UTC
Ran the page given for the URL for the validator. Received the following>

This document uses an inconsistent DOCTYPE declaration. The Public Identifier -//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1 plus MathML 2.0 plus SVG 1.1//EN declares the XHTML 1.1 plus MathML 2.0 plus SVG 1.1 document type, but the associated System Identifier does not match this document type.

The recommended System Identifier for XHTML 1.1 plus MathML 2.0 plus SVG 1.1 is

The recommended DTD is _not_ in the recommended list. The one I used is. 

And then all the rest of the SVG ended up as marked invalid.
Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2009-11-12 21:33:54 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 6573 ***
Comment 2 Shelley Powers 2009-11-12 22:10:25 UTC
This is a different problem. The other bug refers to the MathML DTD, this one is a different DTD. 

Same type of problem, but different DTDs. I'd hate to see this one lost because someone was too eager to mark it as duplicate. 

Comment 3 Ville Skyttä 2009-11-13 19:37:02 UTC
Oops, sorry about that, recommended sysid is fixed in CVS, and will be in 0.8.6.
Comment 4 Ville Skyttä 2010-03-02 19:54:06 UTC
Recommended sysid is updated in 0.8.6.