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Re: Firefox CSS validator tool

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2007 19:37:04 +0900
To: Fred Marka <fredmarka@hotmail.com>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070302103704.GA8678@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

On Fri, Mar 02, 2007, Fred Marka wrote:
> By using the Firefox Web Developer Toolbar > tool > Validate CSS, your
> validator detects the following error:
> "66 .orange Propriété érronée : color orange n'est pas une valeur de color :
> orange"

The firefox tool appears to hard-code the CSS2 profile
  
> But when entering directly the URL into the form, then I have no error, the
> CSS is validated.

... whereas the validator uses CSS2.1 by default. "orange" was not in
CSS2, but has been "fixed" in CSS 2.1. Hence the difference.

> Does that mean that the tool in Firefox is not reliable?

no.

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olivier
Received on Friday, 2 March 2007 10:37:13 GMT

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