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Re: this link kills my browser dead, gone, wiped out

From: Renaud Bruyeron <renaudb@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 10:29:58 -0400
To: Robert Valliant <valliant@hawaii.edu>
Cc: webmaster@w3.org, www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-ID: <19990720102958.B12818@w3.org>

it is indeed a well known bug in Netscape's CSS implementation.
It was fixed in a later release.
The document is perfectly valid, but it triggers this particular bug.

A new updated HTML4 spec is in the works, to address a few typos
and other errata in the original spec. Hopefully a workaround will
be found for this problem.

In the mean time, and as much as I hate to say this, the only reasonable
solution I can offer is to upgrade your browser to a more recent

thanks for your report,

best regards,

 - Renaud

On Mon, Jul 19, 1999 at 03:52:54PM -1000, Robert Valliant wrote:
> I use Netscape navigator 4.07 on a standard Red Hat Linux 5.2
> platform.  When I click on the following link, my browser dies. Gone,
> wiped off the screen. The process is killed. Very effective. A
> marvelous weapon.
>   www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/intro/sgmltut.html#h-3.3
> Complaints aside...how can a validate HTML document so effectively
> kill Netscape?
> This probably isn't your responsibility, but can you please forward
> this message on to whoever is responsible for putting up the
> documents.
> Thanks.
> -- 
> Robert Valliant
> Center for Russia in Asia, University of Hawaii at Manoa
> www.hawaii.edu/shaps/russia
> valliant@hawaii.edu Fax: 808.956.2682 Tel: 808.956.7814

- Renaud
Received on Tuesday, 20 July 1999 10:30:14 UTC

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