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Re: Error spotted in html 4.01 documentation

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 16:56:59 -0600
To: Circle - <mastakilla_death_bringer@hotmail.com>
Message-Id: <E2A40DFD-F2D2-4EE6-B0E9-88AA2774C6F7@w3.org>
Cc: "site-comments@w3.org Comments" <site-comments@w3.org>, voyager-issues@mn.aptest.com

On 7 Dec 2009, at 4:17 PM, Circle - wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I don't really know where to send this mail so I contact you there  
> as said in the Contact section.
>
> I was looking for some documentation on forms in the html 4.01  
> specifications and I noticed a big mistake (HUGE mistake in fact ! :D)
> In the chapter 17 : "Forms in HTML documents"
>
> In the "OPTGROUP" element example (17.6.1 Pre-selected options),  
> there's a "</p>" missing :

I think you're right. I don't see that recorded on the errata page:
   http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/html4-updates/errata

I'm cc'ing Shane McCarron, who maintans a list of errors [1] for HTML  
4.01. I am not sure whether that issues list is actively maintained.

  _ Ian


[1] http://htmlwg.mn.aptest.com/voyager-issues/

>
> <FORM action="http://somesite.com/prog/someprog" method="post">
>  <P>
>  <SELECT name="ComOS">
>      <OPTION selected label="none" value="none">None</OPTION>
>      <OPTGROUP label="PortMaster 3">
>        <OPTION label="3.7.1" value="pm3_3.7.1">PortMaster 3 with  
> ComOS 3.7.1</OPTION>
>        <OPTION label="3.7" value="pm3_3.7">PortMaster 3 with ComOS  
> 3.7</OPTION>
>        <OPTION label="3.5" value="pm3_3.5">PortMaster 3 with ComOS  
> 3.5</OPTION>
>      </OPTGROUP>
>      <OPTGROUP label="PortMaster 2">
>        <OPTION label="3.7" value="pm2_3.7">PortMaster 2 with ComOS  
> 3.7</OPTION>
>        <OPTION label="3.5" value="pm2_3.5">PortMaster 2 with ComOS  
> 3.5</OPTION>
>      </OPTGROUP>
>      <OPTGROUP label="IRX">
>        <OPTION label="3.7R" value="IRX_3.7R">IRX with ComOS 3.7R</ 
> OPTION>
>        <OPTION label="3.5R" value="IRX_3.5R">IRX with ComOS 3.5R</ 
> OPTION>
>      </OPTGROUP>
>  </SELECT>
>  </P>
> </FORM>
> Thanks for everything !
>
> Defresne Thierry
>
>
> Vous cherchez l'intégrale des clips de Michael Jackson ? Bing !  
> Trouvez !

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