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[Bug 17581] HTML5 barfs on colspan errors

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Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 07:07:21 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17581

Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> 2012-06-27 07:07:25 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> Table columns in range 6…10 established by element td have no cells beginning
> in them.
> 
> <td colspan="6"><b>Legend Icons</b></td>
> 
> It's protesting that line, HOWEVER, I do have data in the subsequent rows (as
> in I'm not missing any table cells below.

Please post a complete markup example or a link to your full document.

> This has been widely reported as a bug, and I believe it is a bug with the
> HTML5 validator.

Every case that I've seen reported so far turned out to be caused by invalid
markup.

> Also, you need to modernize your OS to factor in updated versions of Windows.

Eh?

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