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Re: Error spotted in html 4.01 documentation

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:03:56 -0600
Message-ID: <4B1DB40C.7010000@aptest.com>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
CC: Circle - <mastakilla_death_bringer@hotmail.com>, "site-comments@w3.org Comments" <site-comments@w3.org>, voyager-issues@mn.aptest.com
The issues list is no longer the responsibility of the XHTML 2 working 
group - this was superceded by the HTML 5 working group a couple of 
years ago.  Consequently, we are not maintaining the errata page.

Ian Jacobs wrote:
>
> 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 !
>
> -- 
> Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)    http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
> Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
>

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