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Re: Validation error frequencies in Alexa top 500 front pages

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 20:18:15 +0000 (UTC)
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: HTML Issue Tracking WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0808052017050.5140@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 4 Feb 2008, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> 
> Here are the errors with each one counted at most once per page with 
> Google excluded: 
> http://hsivonen.iki.fi/test/moz/alexa500-page-collapsed-counts-no-google.txt
>
> > 0240 / 428	Attribute “language” not allowed on element “script”
> > at this point.

I think this is a new error that is worth having if only to help wean 
people off the chronically typoed attribute name. The error message could 
inform the author that if they are using JavaScript they don't in fact 
need any attributes.

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