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Re: problems with validator

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 12:12:57 +0100
To: Rodrigo Amaro <rodrigoamarophn@yahoo.com.br>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060829111257.GC5477@us-lot.org>

On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 08:02:13AM -0300, Rodrigo Amaro wrote:
>    so, you are correct! I didn't read, sorry, at item 2, like you said, is
>    writed: "it's not preview in web standards. It's a funcionality just
>    enabled to MSIE 5.5+".
>    but, we want or not, exist. And IE is the most used arround the world,
>    isn't it?


>    why don't include in the standards 

That is something you should probably take up with the CSS working
group, not people involved in QA work. Search their mailing list
archive first though, I suspect its been discussed
already. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/

> and validator?

Because it isn't in the standards.

>    About "overflow-y: auto;": You said: " is part of CSS 2.1. CSS 2.1 is not
>    yet a recommendation and the default profile the CSS validator uses is CSS
>    2. You can change this in the advanced interface. "
>    I ask: it is not YET, but will be when? 

Umm. Well, it was due to hit last call two months ago ...
... but that timeline is obviously out of date.

>    I can't understand what means 'advanced interface'.

That would be the interface you get when you click the "Advanced
Interface" link on the homepage of the CSS Validation Service at

>    Do you have something to send me, where I can find all standards,
>    like a apostil? (that I can print it) Thank you, for attention!

http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/ (note the links to the specs on the

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Tuesday, 29 August 2006 11:13:22 UTC

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