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Re: various attribute problems in Amaya 1.2a

From: <Bertrand.Ibrahim@cui.unige.ch>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 1998 13:08:10 +0200
To: www-amaya@w3.org
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Vincent.Quint@imag.fr said:
> In HTML 3.2, the only valid values for valign are top, middle, and 
> bottom (http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html32#table) baseline has been 
> added in HTML 4.0 (http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/).

Actually, baseline had been introduced in HTML 3.0 already (I know 3.0
never made it beyond the draft stage). I must say that I hadn't noticed
baseline hadn't made it in 3.2, probably because most tools (browsers 
and WYSIWYG editors) supported it in spite of its absence in the 3.2 
specs.

> > The same happens for attribute value "shape = POLYGON" (in a map tag).
>
> In HTML 3.2 the only valid values for shape are rect, circle, and poly
> (not polygon).

Shame on me! "polygon" is indeed reminiscent of HTML 3.0. I was fooled by
AOLpress that generates these "shape = POLYGON" attribute values.

> > It also still doesn't recognize the Height attribute, saying it's an
> > unknown attribute.
>
> I am surprised. Amaya does accept height for elements applet, img, object,
> td and th.  In what case do you get this error message?

Shame on me once more. It's my mistake. I was using the Height attribute in
the table tag. I don't know where I got that from. I would hate to have been
using Nutscape extensions without realizing it.

Peace, and thanks for the prompt reply,

Bertrand Ibrahim.
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