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Re: Floats need explicit width??

From: Paul McKeown (Tiscali) <ppjmckeown@tiscali.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2009 12:19:29 +0100
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Message-ID: <49D9E541.60405@tiscali.co.uk>
To: "Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd)" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
CC: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>, "www-validator-css@w3.org" <www-validator-css@w3.org>

There was no agreement that the warning was in any way correct in CSS 
2.1; the behaviour of the validator simply defies the specification.

My observations regarding behaviour of browsers was simply a response to 
previous bleather by other correspondents - please review the thread.

Personally all I care about is the correct behaviour of the validator - 
and your sharp toned response to my request is unhelpful, in my view.

It should be possible, in my opinion, to toggle off an informational 
message, if any are generated.


Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) wrote:
> Agreed, but I /think/ we agreed in the previous
> iteration of this discussion that it should be
> informational rather than a warning /qua/ warning,
> did we not ?
> Philip TAYLOR
> --------
> David Dorward wrote:
>> Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) wrote:
>>> The validator's sole purpose is to flag what is, and what is
>>> not, conformant, and specifically /not/ to flag
>>> what might cause problems in one or more browsers.
>> Warnings tend to cover issues of best practice and potential problems 
>> rather than conformance issues (which should be errors).
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