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Re: @import and base href problem ?

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 14:43:35 +0200 (MEST)
To: "Sergey E. Koposov" <math@sai.msu.ru>
cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0508261442010.21761@gnenaghyn.vaevn.se>

On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, Sergey E. Koposov wrote:

>
> Hello,
>
> I just find a strange behaviour of the validator when using the @import
> directive.

It was indeed incorrect.

> The <head> of the document contains (among other things):
>
> <head>
> <base href="http://lnfm1.sai.msu.ru/~math/">
> <style type="text/css">
> @import "scripts/head.css";
> body {
>    	font-family: "Comic Sans MS",serif;
> 	background-image: url("images/background1.jpg");
> }
> div.photo_list
> {
> 	font-size: 150%;
> }
> </style>
> </head>
>
> My document is <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01
> Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd"> and is
> successfully validated by the W3C HTML 4.01 Transitional validator.
>
> But the CSS validator shows me the error:
> File not found http://lnfm1.sai.msu.ru/~math/photos/scripts/head.css:
> Not Found
>
> So it searches the css file without using the base_href.
>
> I found the thread in the mail list archives about the same thing:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator-css/2004Feb/0079
> And the reply to that message says that the error will be corrected soon.
>
> But it seems to me that it was not corrected and we still see the same error
> of the validator. Am I right ?

Yes and No :)
It was corrected for XHTML content, but not for HTML4. It is now fixed in 
CVS (not yet on the production server).

Can you test on http://qa-dev.w3.org:8001/css-validator/ to see if it 
solves your issue?
Best regards,

-- 
Yves Lafon - W3C
"Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras."
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