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no attributes in 4.01 Strict?

From: chris garaffa <aquax@optonline.net>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 10:44:40 -0500
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B6318217.59C%aquax@optonline.net>
i tried to validate the following document:

        <title>Salon Gianni</title>
        <meta name="creator" content="Spellunker Inc. --
        <meta name="keywords" content="Salon, Gianni, Greenwich,
Connecticut, hairstyling, hairstylist, hair">
        <meta name="description" content="Gianni Salon in Greenwich,
    <body bgcolor="black" text="white">
        <div align="center">
            <img src="images/giannilogo.jpg" alt="SalonGianni.com -- Coming
Soon" width="640" height="240"><br>

and it gives me the following errors:

*Line 9, column 15:
   <body bgcolor="black" text="white">
Error: there is no attribute "BGCOLOR"
*    Line 9, column 28:
   <body bgcolor="black" text="white">
Error: there is no attribute "TEXT"
*    Line 10, column 13:
    <div align="center">

However, the page validates with Transitional. Is this an error with the
validator, because it seems strange that the parser wouldn't allow these
common attributes. Thanks.

Chris Garaffa
Received on Friday, 10 November 2000 10:46:21 UTC

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