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Re: Is the CSS validator working correctly for CSS only validation?

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 15:49:25 -0400
Message-ID: <3AFAF0C5.812B0284@w3.org>
To: john@december.com
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
John December wrote:
> I used http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator-uri.html,
> to validate this CSS file:
> http://www.december.com/html/demo/mystyle.css

The validator says:
I/O Error: Unknown mime type : text/plain 

Use text/css for CSS documents.

> The validator does not seem to work correctly. This file, based on
> other validation, does seem correct; but the CSS validator comes up
> with error messages that do not get displayed correctly, I can see
> them using the view source option of the browser.
> This css file does validate if I send the URI of the HTML document
> which references it:
> http://www.december.com/html/demo/mystyle.html

Actually, it shouldn't work but It seems that I forgot to check
some mime types in the code ...

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