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Validating handheld CSS

From: James Nash <csvpg@dcs.warwick.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 22:13:02 +0100 (BST)
To: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0408312157480.14909-100000@joshua>

Hi there!

I am working on an XHTML page that uses different stylesheets for 
different media (using <link> tags with the media attribute set).

Whenever I validate the CSS I get a load of errors. I've narrowed it down 
to the stylesheet intended for handheld media. If I validate the other 
stylesheets individually they seem fine.

To the best of my knowledge my handheld CSS should be valid I have not 
used anything that is not in the CSS spec (or the CSS mobile profile for 
that matter!).

(You can check the page at http://nimbus-protocol.sourceforge.net/ 
yourself if you don't believe me)

It looks like I'm experiencing a bug that was reported a long time ago...


....except that I'm linking to my CSS using <link ... media="handheld" />
as opposed to @media handheld. Dunno if that makes any difference to the

Could someone please confirm that this is actually a bug in the validator 
and not me making some stupid mistake in my CSS. And if it is a bug does 
anyone know by when it is likely to be fixed (considering it was reported 
last October!)



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