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Re: validation

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 09:12:38 +0100
Message-Id: <92127AC1-D56D-11D8-A01F-000A957E4F00@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: <www-validator-css@w3.org>
To: "jock kerr" <jockkerr@breathe.co.uk>

On 12 Jul 2004, at 21:23, jock kerr wrote:
> when i put my css sheet through your validator it cojes up no errors 
> but say i should use valid html
> yet all the documents relating to the css sheet have validated

"You should use valid HTML" does *not* mean "You are currently not 
using valid HTML"

> i worry why the css validator does not say it is valid and provide 
> logo like html validator does

Presumably because you provided URI to the style sheet itself and not 
to an HTML document. IIRC, the validator only generates HTML when given 
a URI to an HTML document (and XHTML when ... XHTML document).

David Dorward
Received on Wednesday, 14 July 2004 04:12:55 UTC

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