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RE: problem with validator

From: Lee A. Jones <lee@archid.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 08:59:02 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Terje Bless" <link@pobox.com>
Cc: "W3C Validator" <www-validator@w3.org>, "Thanasis Kinias" <tkinias@optimalco.com>

Can I just confirm that the following is INCORRECT:

<script language='JavaScript'>
function bpo(){var

The script that is added by the server daemons for banner ads, inserts it
BETWEEN the closing </head> tag and the opening <body> tag. Shouldn't this
appear BEFORE the </head> tag? Am I correct in believing that this is
incorrect HTML?

The support guy at DirectNIC is very sure of himself, and gives the
impression that DirectNIC does no wrong..


-----Original Message-----
From: Terje Bless [mailto:link@pobox.com]
Sent: 09 August 2002 13:16
To: Lee A. Jones
Cc: W3C Validator; Thanasis Kinias
Subject: RE: problem with validator

Lee A. Jones <lee@archid.co.uk> wrote:

>A techie guy at DirectNIC actually pointed out to me that the validator
>might be at fault - do you think the validator inserts a null character?
>OR do you think DirectNIC inserts a null character?

Well, the Validator certainly does not insert a NUL byte. That leaves
DirectNIC or Homesite. My money would be on DirectNIC and their banner ad

Feel free to send DirectNIC my way if they would like assurance that it's
not the Validator inserting the NUL.

"You gonna take advice from somebody who slapped DEE BARNES?!" -- eminem
Received on Friday, 9 August 2002 16:48:56 UTC

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