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Re: Tidy Error Message Query

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 1999 20:09:34 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
To: Rudy Kohut <kohutr@connexus.net.au>
cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.9907272006070.-192587@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Sun, 25 Jul 1999, Rudy Kohut wrote:

> Hello Dave Raggett,
> 
> I have two problems with Tidy that I would like your advice on:
> 
> (1)This is the piece of JavaScript embedded in an html script file:
> 
> <script type="text/javascript" language="JAVASCRIPT">
> <!-- Hide script
> document.write("<H4 ALIGN=CENTER>*** Today is "+dayName[now.getDay()]+", "+monName[now.getMonth()]+" "+now.getDate()+"***</H4>");
> //End hiding -->
> </script>
> 
> This is the error mesage that Tidy gives for the line begining
> "document.write" (which is written as one long line):
> 
> line 62 column 124 - Warning: '<' + '/' + letter not allowed here

This is explained in the HTML 4.0 spec. </ in SGML denotes the end
of a CDATA element (script and style) and hence is not allowed
within the contents of a script element.

> (2) Tidy gives me this message:
> 
> Warning: <meta> unrecognized attribute value "http-equiv"
> 
> My HTML 4.0 documentation indicates that the attribute value is
> valid. Can you explain this error message?

http-equiv is declared as a valid HTML4 attribute so its possible
you are using an old version of Tidy. Does the problem go away
with the latest release?

ps. I am out of email contact until Aug 17

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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