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Re: Possible bug in W3C HTML validator

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 22:55:00 -0400 (EDT)
To: Marc Hanlon <marc@rushland.net>
cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0208162253270.1077-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Fri, 16 Aug 2002, Marc Hanlon wrote:

> I beleive there is a bug in the W3C HTML validator: it refuses to accept
> that name is a valid attribute of form when it is defined in the HTML 4.0
> Transitional DTD.

The "name" attribute for "form" was added in HTML 4.01.  It's not in HTML
4.0.  Changing your DOCTYPE to HTML 4.01 Transitional will remove the
validation error.

Liam Quinn
Received on Friday, 16 August 2002 22:55:02 UTC

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