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Re: error in validation

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2005 10:16:49 +0100
To: Stuart Nicholls <Stuart.Nicholls@redcliffe.biz>
Cc: "'www-validator-css@w3.org'" <www-validator-css@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20050806091649.GA12730@us-lot.org>

On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 12:22:00PM +0100, Stuart Nicholls wrote:

> I would just like to point out what I think is an error
> in validation.
> The validator throws up an error when using: 
> display:inline-block;

Did you select the CSS 2.1 Profile? Since it doesn't exist that would
be rather tricky :)

The CSS Validator does not currently support CSS 2.1 because:

(a) Nobody has written a profile for it (feel free to write one and submit it)
and
(b) Its a working draft and subject to change

> The style is recognised by Internet Explorer.

I think you'll find that it isn't, but that IE is buggy and gives
inline elements many characteristics of blocks.

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David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Saturday, 6 August 2005 09:16:57 GMT

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