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HTML Validation Service - Better Explanation/Link - What document types?

From: Shenan Hawkins <shenan@ims.ca>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 16:45:25 -0400 (EDT)
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002301c0c9db$239f09e0$0707640a@shenan>
I went to validate my page (http://cr915983-a.hnsn1.on.wave.home.com/) and
got the following (see below).
When clicking on the "explanation" link
(http://validator.w3.org/docs/errors.html#attr-undef), it says "This is most
commonly caused by using vendor-specific attributes without setting the
document type appropriately."

What I would like to know is, can you put a link at that spot to the
available document types so that I can set it properly? I would like to be
able to have the MS "hidefocus=true" on my page, and also have it validate
correctly. Which type should I use?


Document Checked
  a.. URI: http://cr915983-a.hnsn1.on.wave.home.com/
  b.. Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.0
  c.. Content length: 3463
  d.. Character encoding: unknown
  e.. Document type: HTML 4.01 Transitional
Below are the results of attempting to parse this document with an SGML

  a.. Line 42, column 14:
   <a hidefocus=true href="?page=Login" target=_top><img alt="Shenan Haw ...
  Error: there is no attribute "HIDEFOCUS" for this element (in this HTML
version) (explanation...)
Received on Sunday, 22 April 2001 22:19:06 UTC

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