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Re: incorrect error messages (?)

From: Tim Bagot <tsb-w3-validator-0006@earth.li>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 07:31:12 +0000 (UTC)
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Cc: "Scott S. Lawton" <ssl@prefab.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0208220725400.895-100000@213-152-52-166.dsl.eclipse.net.uk>

At 2002-08-21T14:15-0400, Scott S. Lawton wrote:-

> Aha!  In that case, change my report to CONFUSING error message.
> "There is no attribute..." sounds to me like the parser can't find an
> attribute.  May I suggest something like:
> 	The attribute "ROWS" is not allowed for the tag <FRAMESET>.

But (in HTML 4.01 Frameset) the frameset element *does* have a rows
attribute. The real problem is that it looks at the attributes before
reporting that there is no frameset element in the chosen doctype.

Tim Bagot
Received on Thursday, 22 August 2002 03:31:17 UTC

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