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Re: incorrect error messages (?)

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 23:16:19 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Scott S. Lawton" <ssl@prefab.com>
cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0208202313560.28598-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Scott S. Lawton wrote:

> This error doesn't look right:
>
> =====
> Line 7, column 15:
>   <frameset rows="105,999*" frameborder="NO" border="0" framespacing="0" ...
>                  ^
>
> Error: there is no attribute "ROWS" for this element (in this HTML version)
> =====
>
> That sure looks like a ROWS element.
>
> There are several similar errors listed.  Here's the URL:
>
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://www.quaesitium.com/&charset=(detect+automatically)&doctype=HTML+4.01+Transitional

The ROWS attribute doesn't exist in HTML 4.01 Transitional.  Try HTML 4.01
Frameset instead.

> Important note: that's not my page, I was just checking to see if the validator would catch an obscure error, backslash vs. forward slash:
> 	src="quaesitium\title.htm"
>
> should be
> 	src="quaesitium/title.htm"

The validator checks HTML syntax but not URI syntax.

-- 
Liam Quinn
Received on Tuesday, 20 August 2002 23:16:24 GMT

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