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Re: Confusing validation result

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: 18 May 2002 20:56:11 -0400
To: Per Angstrom <per.angstrom@autark.se>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-Id: <1021769772.930.16.camel@chacal>
On Thu, 2002-05-09 at 13:08, Per Angstrom wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I get a somewhat confusing result when validating a stylesheet:
> http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?uri=http://www.socialdemokraterna.se/sap/start.nsf/stylesheet.css%3fopenpage
> 
> The stylesheet contains SGML comments and HTML tags, which I think is an 
> error, but the validator doesn't say anything about this, probably because 
> the page is served as text/html, although it is meant to be a stand-alone 
> shylesheet.
> 
> The way I see it, it is a case of two errors masking each other. Is there 
> anything that can be done about it, so that both errors are flagged?

Well, the document is served as 'text/html' and contains HTML tags and
comments. The CSS Validator is using the HTML parser on it. I don't
think I can do something about it, otherwise I would have to parse it as
CSS and HTML and returns all errors?

Philippe
Received on Saturday, 18 May 2002 20:56:34 GMT

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