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Re: trying to get a page to validate to AAA


From: Sandy
Date: Jul 15, 2010 9:15AM

Peter - thanks!

I changed the doctype to XHTML 1.0 Strict and the thing validates
everywhere now.


so the problem is solved, but (for me) the mystery remains.
Why is the first test served as text/html? What did I get wrong in the

thanks again for your time!

>> is giving me the warning
>> W608 - 1 instance(s): XHTML should be served with a content type of
>> 'application/xhtml+xml'.
> You are using XHTML 1.1 which must be served by the server as
> 'application/xhtml+xml'.
> Your page is served as text/html when I request it via
> http://web-sniffer.net/ thus, an error. This has no impact on
> accessibility though.
> The server sends out information about the content type in the http
> headers before the start of the document. This does not happen when
> you test a document locally loaded from a disk.
> There are no advantages of using the XHTML 1.1 doctype. Only
> disadvantages. Can you switch to HTML 4.01 or HTML 5 instead?
> Regards,
> Peter Krantz
> Http://www.standards-schmandards.com