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Re: possible error in 7.4.4

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Sep 1999 07:27:24 -0400
Message-ID: <37D6481C.51B77E83@w3.org>
To: Mitch Dickinson <mitchdickinson@bellsouth.net>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
Mitch Dickinson wrote:
> With IE5 under win98se I have had problems with getting the automatic
> refresh to work.  Your example follows.
> <META http-equiv="refresh" content="3,http://www.acme.com/intro.html">
> I have found the following to actually work.
> <META http-equiv="refresh" content="3; url=http://www.acme.com/intro.html">
> I checked all the errata documentation (I think) but I did not see this
> listed.  I assume that either I am wrong and your example does actually
> work, or I missed it in the errata documentation.  However, in case I am
> the only one to have noticed this error, I thought I'd report it.  Thank
> you for your time and I apologize if I did in fact miss something.


This example has been removed from the latest version
of the HTML 4.01 specification [1] since it's not actually 
part of the Recommendation and,  as you've 
observed, browsers use a different syntax than what
was shown in the example.

 - Ian

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/PR-html40-19990824

Ian Jacobs (jacobs@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
Received on Wednesday, 8 September 1999 07:28:40 UTC

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