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Stylesheet not detected?

From: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 11:53:29 +0000
Message-ID: <4B262739.8020909@w3.org>
To: www-validator-css@w3.org

The result at [1] is for http://stackoverflow.com/ the issue being:

The presence of

<link rel="stylesheet" href="http://sstatic.net/so/all.css?v=5767">

on that page and the

'No style sheet found'

message on the validator result. The URI given for the stylesheet is 
valid so I can only guess - and it is a guess - that the absence of the 
type attribute from the link element is causing the validator to skip 
it? *If* my guess is correct, might it be possible to detect this error 
and report it rather than conveying a 100% pass message for a stylesheet 
that the author will probably assume has been parsed (the no stylesheet 
found message is a long way down the page).


[1] http://tinyurl.com/yd9m3v3


Phil Archer
W3C Mobile Web Initiative

Received on Monday, 14 December 2009 11:54:05 UTC

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