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Re: Suggestion: Check elment first, attribute second

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 21:24:57 +0200
To: Bryce Nesbitt <bryce@obviously.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <g68jmt0ta5jtkmc91qohucenempfpbgfpc@4ax.com>
* Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
>The validator first checks attributes, then the element.  This means if I do something
>	<csobj w="208" h="77" t="Button">
>I get a long series of complaints about each attribute ("w", "h", "t") before
>I find that the validator actually does not understand the <csobj>.  An
>improvement would be to check the element FIRST, and give just one error message.

You should improve your page with a proper document type declaration if
you want to use proprietary markup, then you'll get no errors, either
for elements or attributes. But that's no HTML anymore...
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