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Can src of an iframe be just HTML fragments?

From: Peter K. Sheerin <pete@petesguide.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2001 15:45:33 -0700
Message-ID: <001201c0f06c$babb86c0$9865fea9@cadencesheerin>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
I'm trying to answer a question the validator can't tell me. I've got some <iframe> tags in a document that validates. The validator never sees the source referenced in these tags, and thus doesn't try to validate them.

Shouldn't it, though? Because:

The browsers do see this, because they have to render it. So do I need to make sure that any file referenced by an <iframe> is complete HTML that validates, with <html>, <head>, and <body>?
Received on Friday, 8 June 2001 18:46:04 UTC

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