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Re: CSS validator parse error using partial attribute selector (~=)

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 16:55:36 -0500 (EST)
To: "J. Blustein" <jamie@cs.dal.ca>
cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0902111649180.30039@ubzre.j3.bet>

On Tue, 10 Feb 2009, J. Blustein wrote:

>
> When I run the file at <URL:
> http://users.cs.dal.ca/~jamie/course/CS/3172/examples/CSS/tabularDL/tabularDL.html>
> through the validator (following the link from the W3C's HTML validator) I 
> see the
> following two error messages which I haven't seen before:

Indeed, this bug was introduced when we changed (a lot) the grammar used 
to parse the CSS.
It should work now on http://qa-dev.w3.org:8001/css-validator/
Cheers,

>
> URI : http://www.cs.dal.ca/~jamie/course/CS/3172/CSS/colours.css
> 	68  	html > body > hr#end  	Parse Error title ~= 
> "endOfDocumentProper"]
> URI : http://users.cs.dal.ca/~jamie/course/CS/3172/CS3172.css
> 	237  	html > body > hr#end  	Parse Error title ~= "end of document 
> proper"]
>
>
> The relevant lines from the source files are:
>
> html > body > hr#end,
> hr[title ~= "endOfDocumentProper"]
>   {color:#036; background-color:#036}
>
> and
>
> html > body > hr#end,
> hr[title ~= "end of document proper"]
>   {visibility:visible; display:block; padding:0; clear:both;
>    height:0.25ex; min-height:1.5px; width:100%;
>    background-image:url(/~jamie/course/CS/3172/Img/jamieDiv.png);
>    background-repeat:repeat-x; vertical-align:middle}
>
> I am confident that the first error message (referring to line #68)
> is wrong.  I am not so sure about the second message, but I am
> surprised not to have seen it before if something really is wrong.
>
> Some more details: the XHTML file is valid, the CSS validator claims to be
> checking to CSS version 2.1.
> --
> Jamie Blustein <jamie@cs.dal.ca>
>
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>
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         ~~Yves
Received on Wednesday, 11 February 2009 21:55:50 GMT

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