Re: Validator produces invalid HTML4 code!

From: Gerald Oskoboiny (gerald@w3.org)
Date: Fri, Sep 17 1999


Date: Fri, 17 Sep 1999 05:35:09 -0400
From: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
To: Héctor M. Monacci <monacci@ibm.net>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <19990917053509.C21225@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Validator produces invalid HTML4 code!

On Sun, Sep 12, 1999 at 03:59:11PM -0400, Héctor M. Monacci wrote:
> Recently I run my site's files thorugh Validator. Nearly all of them got
> the "no errors" message, and so I copied your code to display the little
> banner ("Valid HTML 4").
> 
> When I passed the pages with this little image (and the code that links
> the image to Validator)... IT DOESN'T PASS AS VALID HTML 4! See the
> report I get now:
> 
> =================================================================
> Error at line 590:
>    p://validator.w3.org/"><img border=0 src="vh40.gif" alt="Val
>               there is no attribute "BORDER"  (explanation...)
> =================================================================
> 
> I'm using HTML 4.0 strict as DTD, but I think you shoul take that BORDER
> attribute out of your sample code...

Sorry about that... fixed. (It was a mistake introduced by a
modification I made to something else.)

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