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Re: Self-validating referer feature not working any more?

From: Bryce Nesbitt <bryce@obviously.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 22:36:05 -0400
Message-ID: <3D338695.8080201@obviously.com>
To: Peter Sheerin <pete@petesguide.com>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

The validator not working can't possibly have anything to
do with the border=0 tag.  My question is why the 
validator.w3.org/check/referer link  fails to check the page.


Peter Sheerin wrote:

>Try this for HTML:
>
><a href="http://validator.w3.org/check/referer">
> <img style="border: 0; float: right;" src="http://www.w3.org/Icons/valid-html40" alt="[We test our html]" height="31" width="88"></a>
>
>Or this for XHTML:
>
><a href="http://validator.w3.org/check/referer">
> <img style="border: 0; float: right;" src="http://www.w3.org/Icons/valid-html40" alt="[We test our html]" height="31" width="88" /></a>
>
>border="0" is not allowed in (X)HTML Strict, but may be in Transitional (I forget), nor is align=right (which would have to be quoted anyway even if it were allowed. The equivelants for both of these are in the style attribute above.
>
>  
>
>>I used to use this HTML to create a button to check the page it
>>is on.  This seems to no longer work:
>>
>><a href="http://validator.w3.org/check/referer">
>><img border="0" src="http://www.w3.org/Icons/valid-html40"
>>alt="[We test our html]" height="31" width="88" align=right></a>
>>
>>Is there an alternative way to do this?
>>    
>>
Received on Monday, 15 July 2002 22:36:47 GMT

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