Re: Bug in htmlchek(.awk) on tables (</TR>)?

Ka-Ping Yee (kryee@novice.uwaterloo.ca)
Thu, 12 Oct 1995 23:52:51 -0400


Date: Thu, 12 Oct 1995 23:52:51 -0400
From: Ka-Ping Yee <kryee@novice.uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Re: Bug in htmlchek(.awk) on tables (</TR>)?
To: ccoleman@colma.com
Cc: mortenf@login.dknet.dk, www-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <Pine.3.87.9510122351.A1412-0100000@novice.uwaterloo.ca>

On Thu, 12 Oct 1995 ccoleman@colma.com wrote:

> Greetings,
> 
> on Fri, 13 Oct 1995 mortenf@login.dknet.dk (Morten Frederiksen) wrote:
> 
> >I'm having problems with the following piece of HTML, when running
> >it through htmlchek (v4.1) on MSDOS 5.0 with GNU AWK 2.15:
> 
> I did a cut and paste on your code and then called it via Netscape.
>  
> I found no errors.
>  
> Perhaps the problem is not in the HTML document.

Naturally you did not find errors: Netscape is not a validating parser.

Do NOT use Netscape as a means to validate your HTML!  Netscape is not
SGML-compliant in many ways, and yields no information at all as to the
correctness of your document.

> Curtis E. Coleman
> President


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