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Re: Bug: "Error: X" when validating

From: <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 23:17:35 +0100 (BST)
To: Craig Fuqua <Cfuqua@greyhound.com>
cc: www-validator@w3.org, dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0207312314150.2209-100000@jarl.webthing.com>

On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Craig Fuqua wrote:

> Error: X

OK, already answered this once this week ...

<blockquote cite="news:i214ia.5f1.ln@jarl.webthing.com">

> Has anybody got any idea of what the validator[1] means by the following  error 

That's the old version of the W3C validator, misparsing nsgmls output.
It's been fixed for many months in the development version.
See <URL:http://valet.webthing.com/xml/> for an explanation of why
this misparsing happens (and one reason Valet doesn't have that problem).
You can of course use Page Valet to validate your page.
>     *  Line 423, column 35:
>   ... span class="formLabel"><label for="currency">Currency</label ...
IDREF error: you're missing an element with id="currency"


Nick Kew
Received on Wednesday, 31 July 2002 18:17:50 UTC

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