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Bug report

From: Mats Hindhede <mats.hindhede@comhem.se>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 10:20:14 +0100
To: <www-validator-css@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20041114092008.BBA5C37E44@smtp4-1-sn4.m-sp.skanova.net>

The problem ("Generic-font-family warning despite generic family") described
in bug 818 in your "Bugzilla" at

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/buglist.cgi?product=CSSValidator

has NOT been resolved by Olivier Thereaux, despite his claims to the
contrary.

It is still possible to get very irritating false warnings of this nature,
as this example shows:

http://www.proffs.nu/styles/ourstyle.css

If you can't resolve such a simple matter, what's the use of having a CSS
validator at all?

Wouldn't it be right to assume that such a buggy CSS validator as yours does
a lot more harm than good to web standards?
Received on Sunday, 14 November 2004 11:52:18 GMT

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