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Re: Error spotted in html 4.01 documentation

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 20:14:33 -0600
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Message-Id: <CE28E838-DE76-400C-AD45-3D594232EB3F@w3.org>
Cc: Circle - <mastakilla_death_bringer@hotmail.com>, "site-comments@w3.org Comments" <site-comments@w3.org>, voyager-issues@mn.aptest.com

On 7 Dec 2009, at 8:03 PM, Shane McCarron wrote:

> 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 working group - this was superceded by the HTML 5 working group a  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.

Thanks, Shane.

So then the answer may be "we are not planning to revise HTML 4(.01)."  
Having said that, it is still appreciated if people send their emails  
to this list.

  _ Ian

>
> 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
>>>
>>>
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>>> Trouvez !
>>
>> -- 
>> Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)    http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
>> Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
>>
>
> -- 
> Shane P. McCarron                          Phone: +1 763 786-8160 x120
> Managing Director                            Fax: +1 763 786-8180
> ApTest Minnesota                            Inet: shane@aptest.com
>
>
>

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Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
Received on Tuesday, 8 December 2009 02:14:37 GMT

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