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Re: Decision needed STRICT vs. TRANSITIONAL

From: Rick Rivello <richard.rivello@nist.gov>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 15:12:35 -0400
Message-ID: <030201c1e0c3$ac42d470$573b0681@sdct.nist.gov>
To: <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
Sorry.  I hit the wrong button by mistake.
I wasn't finished with the message.

 A while back the question was sent to the list
asking if Strict or Transitional should be used for 
 validating documents.  
 Below is a link to the question.
 The question was never answered.  It has come up again
due to failure of one of the tests documented below.
There are some attributes that have been deprecated and
will fail strict validation and pass transitional validation.

How should deprecated attributes be handled?
> >
> 58.
> failed
> "bgColorLink"
> Expected #00FFFF (string) but was #00ffff (string)

>The corresponding .xml document isn't valid XHTML as the bgcolor element has
>been deprecated.  The HTML DOM spec isn't clear if the bgcolor should
>reflect the color as implied by a stylesheet or only an explicit bgcolor

>It would be good if you could test the test documents against the W3C XHTML
>and HTML validation service.  Got to run.
Received on Wednesday, 10 April 2002 15:28:16 UTC

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