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Re: Spurious errors

From: Mark Sealey <msealey@getty.edu>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 08:38:43 -0700
Message-Id: <48DC9F93020000ED000657C7@mail.getty.edu>
To: <butterflybytes@gmail.com>
Cc: <www-validator-css@w3.org>

Cindy Sue,

Thanks so much for helping here.

In fact - negative padding aside - I am pretty sure it's the fact that I'm running that check in FireFox on a Mac!

Safari produces the (single error) result you get too.

How odd that the site doesn't work with FireFox - and gives errors that appear to be generated by erroneous tokening and/or some other form of bug.

BTW if I remove the paths to the graphics that - as you did - I thought might be causing it to time out, I still get those errors.

Thanks again :-)

>What I got is that your various [class values] start with ".." (dot
>dot, and I'm sure there must be a standard name, by the way).. If
>those are eliminated, are changed to "." (dot), I end up with one
>error left: The negative value for #headertoprightutility..
>*ALMOST* stumped me with that one.. But.. "Padding" cannot have a
>negative value.. In theory, that would simply cause it to eventually
>flip backwards as it met itself coming and going basically.. Can only
>guess that using "margin" instead *might* get what you want there,
>Hope this helps.. :)
>Cindy Sue


Mark Sealey, Senior Software Engineer
J Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles California
Received on Friday, 26 September 2008 15:39:30 UTC

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